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Resource ID: #15864
Subject: Prisons
Source: Courant (Hartford, Conn.)
Date: 10/31/99


Connecticut Dept. of Corrections yields hundreds of "escapes" from the halfway houses where many prisoners are transferred to near the end of their prison sentences. Escaping is little more than walking away; There are more escapees from halfway houses or on home release than legitmate participants in the program. Story uncovered after Adrian Peeler, 9 months on the lam, murders two.

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