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Prison Escapee David Sweat Appears In Court On Jailbreak Charges

One half of the infamous Clinton Correctional Facility jailbreak duo was arraigned in an upstate New York court, with a judge entering a plea of not guilty on charges stemming from the escape.

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Convicted killer David Sweat appeared in a Plattsburgh, New York, court on Thursday to be arraigned on charges stemming from his highly publicized escape from a maximum security prison in June.

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