CADYVILLE, NY – New York police have narrowed their search for prison escapees Richard Matt and David Sweat to a 75-square mile area near the prison.
At the center of the search is a cabin where DNA from both men was found, along with Sweat’s dirty underwear, and a bloody sock.
“Let's face it, a bloody sock could mean somebody had a blister or it could mean a lot worse,” said Maj. Charles Guess of the New York State Police. “I'm hoping for the best. Anything that would impede their progress to the search area and aid the searchers would be a good thing for us."
There’s also more information about Joyce Mitchell, the former prison tailor who had relationships with both men and helped smuggle some of the tools they used to break out of the joint.
Apparently Mitchell used pastries to bribe prison guards to be nicer to her two guys. She even asked prison officials to move their cells next to each other.
Erik Jensen is a former convict who did time with Matt and Sweat. He says Sweat and Mitchell had sex about a 100 times, getting their groove on about four times a week, a half-hour at a pop.
He says they were like two giggling high-school teens. "It would be when the cute guy at high school asks the girl to the prom and the look on her face every day when they would get together and talk and they would laugh, giggle, conversations all day long.”
Mitchell’s husband Lyle says she told him she didn’t have sex with either inmate.
But she did say they wanted to kill him.
Well, at least she didn’t have sex with them.