Amarillo Murder Suspect Captured Following Escape - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

10/28/05

Amarillo Murder Suspect Captured Following Escape

Source: Randall Co. Sheriff Source: Randall Co. Sheriff

A murder suspect is back in jail after a 12 hour run from the law.

Authorities say Mark Edward Hanson broke out of the Randall County Jail shortly after 3:00 Friday morning. A citizen tip led Amarillo authorities to Hanson just before 3:30 Friday afternoon. He was at a home in Northwest Amarillo. Authorities were able to arrest him after a brief foot chase.

Hanson is now facing felony escape charges in addition to the capital murder charge he was already being held on.

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