Trial Begins For Inmate Escapee - Newschannel 6 Now | Wichita Falls, TX

Trial Begins For Inmate Escapee

Jury selection began Monday for an Arizona inmate who escaped from prison.

John McCluskey is accused of killing an Oklahoma couple while they were traveling through New Mexico.

He is facing federal carjacking and murder charges in the 2010 deaths of Gary and Linda Haas.

McCluskey is one of three prisoners who escaped from a medium security prison near Kingman, Arizona.

Two others charged in the Hasses' deaths, inmate Tracy Province and Accomplice Casslyn Welch, pleaded guilty and are expected to testify.

They had been on the run since July 30th, 2010 when Welch helped McCluskey and two other inmates escape from the prison.

Authorities had been looking all over for the inmates.  One tip led them to Wyoming and others to Southern Canada,

A forest ranger spotted Welch and McCluskey at a campground in Arizona, both were armed.

Prosecutors intend to seek the death penalty if McCluskey is convicted.

  • News HeadlinesNewsMore>>

  • Florida, angry and grieving, takes gun protest to streets

    Florida, angry and grieving, takes gun protest to streets

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:00 PM EST2018-02-17 04:00:25 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:45 PM EST2018-02-17 21:45:50 GMT

    Anger bubbles over at funerals for students and teachers killed in Florida school shooting.

    Anger bubbles over at funerals for students and teachers killed in Florida school shooting.

  • Trump focuses on first responders after Florida shooting

    Trump focuses on first responders after Florida shooting

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:30 AM EST2018-02-17 06:30:42 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:44 PM EST2018-02-17 21:44:56 GMT
    President Donald Trump visited a Florida community reeling from a deadly school shooting, meeting privately with victims and cheering the heroics of first responders, but extending few public words of consolation...
    President Donald Trump visited a Florida community reeling from a deadly school shooting, meeting privately with victims and cheering the heroics of first responders, but extending few public words of consolation to those in deep mourning.
  • 7.2 quake damages homes, but Mexico avoids major destruction

    7.2 quake damages homes, but Mexico avoids major destruction

    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:12 AM EST2018-02-17 05:12:39 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:43 PM EST2018-02-17 21:43:10 GMT
    A powerful earthquake that rattled south and central Mexico caused little apparent destruction but rekindled fears in a population that still sees daily reminders of deadly earthquakes five months ago.
    A powerful earthquake that rattled south and central Mexico caused little apparent destruction but rekindled fears in a population that still sees daily reminders of deadly earthquakes five months ago.
Powered by Frankly