John MacNeil was convicted by the state of Massachusetts of second-degree murder. He was given a life sentence. He escaped. He was caught. Through an incredible feat of jailhouse lawyering, he somehow got himself paroled and exiled to Canada. Then he came home.
Tag: prison escape
GQ Jun 2012
On the escape of hundreds of insurgents from Kandahar’s Sarposa Prison through a tunnel dug from the outside, and an unlikely suspect: the jail’s former warden.
The St. Petersburg Times Sep 2011
A profile of lifelong thief and 13-time escapee Chris Gay, aka “Little Houdini.”