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Death penalty sought for escaped inmates in deaths of two corrections officers

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The escaped inmates accused of fatally shooting two corrections officers in Putnam County appeared in court Wednesday after being extradited back to Georgia from Tennessee.

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Corrections officer laid to rest

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After friends and family said goodbye over the weekend to one of two corrections officers fatally shot to death in Putnam County, the second officer was laid to rest Tuesday.

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Sheriff says reward leading to capture of escaped inmates will be paid

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Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills says someone will get at least some of the $130,000 reward for information that led to the capture of two escaped inmates accused of fatally shooting two corrections officers. 

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One of escaped inmates caught just miles from hometown

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The two escaped inmates on the run for three days after allegedly shooting and killing two corrections officers while aboard a prison transport bus have been caught, not far from one of the inmate's hometown.

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Inmates accused of fatally shooting officers captured in Tennessee Video included

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Two Georgia inmates who are accused of escaping from a prison transport bus and killing two officers were captured two days after they escaped in Tennessee.

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Shelbyville couple lucky to be alive after encounter with GA escapees Video included

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The Bedford County Sheriff said a Shelbyville couple was lucky to be alive after encountering two Georgia escaped inmates at their home on Thursday afternoon.

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Christiana community reacts after GA escapees captured in their backyard Video included

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A Rutherford County homeowner held two Georgia escapees at gunpoint after they attempted to steal a car at his house, authorities said Thursday night at a press conference.

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Residents can relax after escaped inmates caught in Tennessee

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Residents in the area where two escaped inmates allegedly shot and killed two corrections officers in Putnam County on Tuesday can breathe a little easier now that both are in police custody.

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2 inmates accused in fatal shooting of corrections officers caught in Tennessee Video included

The inmates accused of killing two correctional officers were captured in Tennessee. The inmates accused of killing two correctional officers were captured in Tennessee.
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A multi-state manhunt is over after two Baldwin State Prison inmates accused in the fatal shootings of two corrections officers on board a transport bus were apprehended in Tennessee.

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Funeral arrangements announced for officers killed by escaped inmates

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Funeral arrangements have been announced for two corrections officers fatally shot by two escaped inmates aboard a transport bus in Putnam County on Tuesday. 

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CBS46 looks inside a prisoner transport bus

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As the manhunt ended for two escaped inmates accused in the fatal shootings of two corrections officers in Putnam County, CBS46 is taking a closer look inside one of the buses used to transport the inmates.

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2 Putnam County inmates kill prison bus guards, 31 others voluntarily wait hours instead of escaping

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Escaped prisoners Donnie Russell Rowe and Ricky Dubose were two of 33 inmates being transported in a bus Tuesday morning when they overpowered two corrections officers on board, stealing their firearms and carjacking a green Honda Civic.

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Governor Deal releases statement on 2 escaped inmates

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Governor Deal released a statement regarding the ongoing situation: “Today, two families lost everything in a heinous and senseless act of violence perpetrated at the hands of cowards,” said Deal. “Words do not adequately express ...

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