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‘Massive manhunt’ in Illinois for two ‘dangerous’ escaped prisoners, including suspected killer

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Manhunt for the escaped prisoners in Illinois

A man was captured and two are still on after using a pipe to break through a brick wall.

The authorities in the southeastern part of Illinois are on a massive manhunt for two “dangerous” prisoners who busted through a hole in the wall using a pipe on Saturday morning.

A third suspect, Justin Bray, who was charged with unlawful use of a weapon, was caught Saturday evening, nine miles north of the prison and is now being held on $1 million bond, FOX 2 reported.

Justin Bray, 28, was captured after escaping from the White County Jail on Saturday, June 16, 2018.

(White County Sheriff’s Office)

The White County Sheriff’s Office said that the two escaped men, Zachery Shock, 24, and Johnny Tipton, 61, were spotted Sunday night near the intersection of Illinois Route 1 and Illinois 141, about 20 miles from the prison.

The shock was in prison for murder and aggravated battery with a firearm, and Tipton has been arrested on suspicion of theft and possession of stolen goods.

Zachary Shock, 24, and Johnny Tipton, 61, escaped from the White County Jail on Saturday, June 16, 2018.

(White County Sheriff’s Office)

The sheriff’s office is of the opinion that the three prisoners began their plan to escape Friday night and got off early Saturday morning.

The sheriff said 25 officers are involved, including Illinois State Police, local bodies, fangs, and an airplane.

Caleb Parke is an associate editor for FoxNews.com. You can follow him on Twitter @calebparke

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