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2005-08-11 15:40:06

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Reuters) - An escaped convict and his wife who shot a guard to death outside a Tennessee courtroom were apprehended at a motel in Columbus, Ohio, on Wednesday. George Hyatte and Jennifer Hyatte surrendered on Wednesday evening after about 20 law-enforcement officers surrounded their motel room, John Bolen of the U.S. Marshals Service told CNN. After evacuating motel guests from nearby rooms, an officer phoned the couple's room and told Jennifer Hyatte "that the room...

2005-08-10 23:55:34

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Reuters) - An escaped convict and his wife who shot a guard to death outside a Tennessee courtroom were apprehended at a motel in Columbus, Ohio, on Wednesday. George Hyatte and Jennifer Hyatte surrendered on Wednesday evening after about 20 law-enforcement officers surrounded their motel room, John Bolen of the U.S. Marshals Service told CNN. After evacuating motel guests from nearby rooms, an officer phoned the couple's room and told Jennifer Hyatte "that the room was...

2005-08-10 19:19:15

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) - The hunt for an escaped convict and his wife who shot a guard to death outside a Tennessee courtroom, is now centered around northern Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio, after the couple's second getaway vehicle was found on Wednesday at a motel. George Hyatte and Jennifer Hyatte apparently escaped capture by minutes, said Mark Gwyn, director of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. "We feel the couple had been there and left minutes earlier," Gwyn said. Acting on...

2005-08-09 15:45:46

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) - A former prison nurse opened fire on guards escorting her shackled husband from a Tennessee courthouse on Tuesday, killing one guard and escaping with her husband in a sport utility vehicle, authorities said. Convict George Hyatte, 34, shouted "shoot 'em" to wife Jennifer Hyatte, 31, and she opened fire with at least six shots from a handgun, scattering dozens of witnesses outside the Roane County courthouse in Kingston, Kingston Police Chief Jim Washam said....


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