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MEDIA ADVISORY Contact: Keith Acree
Date: December 16, 2002 Phone: (919) 716-3727

Escapee news briefing scheduled for 1 p.m.

NASHVILLE A news briefing has been scheduled for 1 p.m. today at Nash Correctional Institution in Nashville to discuss the latest developments concerning the escape of inmates Demetrius Harris and Danny Richardson.

Harris, who was serving 18 years for murder, and Richardson, who was serving 48 years for rape, kidnapping and burglary, scaled the fence at Nash Correctional Institution near Rocky Mount Friday night. The search for the pair is still underway.

DIRECTIONS: Take U.S. 64 to the Nashville exit for U.S. 64-Alternate. Travel about one mile west on U.S. 64-A and you will find the prison.

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