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Escaped inmate surrenders to Orange County authorities

Posted March 31
Updated April 1

— A 40-year-old inmate who escaped from an Orange Correctional Center Monday evening turned himself in about five hours after he disappeared, state Department of Public Safety officials said.

Kenneth Lussier, who is serving 12 to 15 years for habitual felon, larceny and felony breaking and entering, surrendered to authorities at about 11:30 p.m. Monday. He walked away from an outside work assignment in Hillsborough at about 6:30 p.m.

Lussier will face additional charges in connection to the escape, officials said.

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  • UpChuck Apr 1, 10:52 a.m.

    Why give up three hots and a cot? It's tough outside, brother.

  • Obamacare returns again Apr 1, 9:44 a.m.

    Sounds like he's quite content living on the inside.