Monday, October 03, 1977

9 Flee From Rikers and 4 Are Captured

The dead inmate was identified as Tony Wright. He had been admitted last June on a weapons charge according to officials. Mr. Wright, who was described as a Rastafarian – a member of a Jamican sect – was also in custody on warrants issued by the Immigration Service, New York State for parole violation and Hartford, after escaping from prison there.

excerpt from Rudy Johnson 10/3/77

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