×
Newsmax TV & Webwww.newsmax.comFREE - In Google Play
VIEW
×
Newsmax TV & Webwww.newsmax.comFREE - On the App Store
VIEW
Skip to main content
Tags: US | 48 Year Fugitive | Prison Break

Marshals: Man Who Fled Georgia Prison Found after 48 Years

Marshals: Man Who Fled Georgia Prison Found after 48 Years
(Getty Images)

Tuesday, 10 May 2016 08:57 AM EDT

Federal officials say a man who escaped from a Georgia prison work camp nearly 48 years ago has been arrested in Connecticut.

The U.S. Marshals Service says Robert E. Stackowitz was serving a 17-year sentence for robbery in August 1968 when he escaped from the infirmary at Carroll County Prison Work Camp in Carrolton, Georgia.

Officials say a regional task force reviewed the case and found a possible alias for Stackowitz and then found a Connecticut address linked to that name.

Authorities say Stackowitz is being held in a Connecticut jail, waiting to be transported to Georgia. It's not clear if he has an attorney.

© Copyright 2023 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


US
Federal officials say a man who escaped from a Georgia prison work camp nearly 48 years ago has been arrested in Connecticut.
US, 48 Year Fugitive, Prison Break
105
2016-57-10
Tuesday, 10 May 2016 08:57 AM
Newsmax Media, Inc.

Sign up for Newsmax’s Daily Newsletter

Receive breaking news and original analysis - sent right to your inbox.

(Optional for Local News)
Privacy: We never share your email address.
Join the Newsmax Community
Read and Post Comments
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
 
TOP

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
Download the NewsmaxTV App
Get the NewsmaxTV App for iOS Get the NewsmaxTV App for Android Scan QR code to get the NewsmaxTV App
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved