Killer who escaped Pennsylvania jail is noticed close by on surveillance cameras

WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A just lately convicted assassin who’s been on the run for days after escaping a suburban Philadelphia jail was noticed shortly after midnight Saturday by residential safety cameras in an space not removed from the jail, authorities mentioned.

Authorities haven’t disclosed the circumstances of how Danelo Cavalcante, 34, managed to flee Thursday morning from Chester State Jail, and say the episode is underneath investigation. He was sentenced to life in jail final month for killing his ex-girlfriend in entrance of her kids, and escaped whereas awaiting switch to state jail.

Cavalcante was seen on cameras at round 12:30 a.m. in Pocopson Township, roughly 1.5 miles (2.4 kilometers) from the jail, the Chester County District Legal professional’s Workplace mentioned in a press release.