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File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Authorities: Escaped Florida Prisoners Had Cell Phone Behind Bars

Two convicted killers who used forged documents to win their release from a Panhandle prison had a cellphone while behind bars that may have helped them plot their escape.

CBS Tampa–11/05/2013

Two escaped prisoners registered as felons, which all legitimately released inmates must do under Florida law. (Getty Images)

2 Killers Registered As Felons After Their Escape

Within days of strolling out of prison without a hitch, two convicted killers freed by bogus paperwork went to a jail about 300 miles away and registered as felons, records showed.

10/19/2013

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