A neo-Nazi prisoner and his accomplice are arrested after escaping

A neo-Nazi prisoner and his accomplice are arrested after escaping

Inmate Skylar Meade, 31, with a shaved head and heavily tattoos, is a member of the Aryan Knights, a white supremacist gang.
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The man was classified as dangerous and was held in solitary confinement. But during a visit to the hospital in Boise, northwest of the country, on Wednesday, an armed partner attacked the guards surrounding him and allowed him to escape.

A neo-Nazi prisoner and his accomplice, suspected of killing two people while on the run, were arrested on Thursday in the United States, after his violent escape during a visit to a hospital in Idaho, northwest of the country. The two men were arrested “About two o’clock this afternoon.” Boise Police Chief Ron Winegar explained during a press conference, in Twin Falls, a small town in this western American state.

The two men were subsequently arrested “short chase”He added, without firing any shots. During their 36-hour escape, the duo may have killed two people, according to Idaho State Police Lt. Col. Sheldon Kelly, who is in charge of the investigation. “We are investigating two murders committed in two different locations (…) potentially linked to this case.”It is to explain.

Big chase

The two suspects, who were subjected to a massive manhunt, continuously made headlines on news channels, after their stunning escape on Wednesday around 2:00 am. Member of the “Aryan Knights”, a gang of white supremacists, Skyler Meade was a classified dangerous prisoner, imprisoned under a solitary confinement system. But during a visit to the hospital in Boise, an armed accomplice attacked the prison officers supervising him and allowed him to escape in the middle of the night.

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The accomplice was identified as Nicholas Amphenor. Police say he injured two corrections officers during the attack. A third prison guard was wounded by police officers who were sent to the hospital, who confused him with the shooter. Authorities said the two men had shaved heads and large tattoos, and had been imprisoned in the same prison in the past.

Nicholas Amphenor was released in January. Skyler Meade had been serving a 20-year prison sentence since 2016 for shooting a police officer during a chase. According to Mr. Winegar, the lives of the three injured prison officers are not in danger.

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