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Robeson County Jail Escapee Caught in Canada

Posted November 29, 1999

— A Robeson County prison escapee's 10-month run for freedom is over. Police caught up withMark Williamsin Toronto, Canada.

The Robeson County Sheriff says Williams switched identities with a cellmate, paid bond, and walked out of jail January 2.

Williams was awaiting trial on federal drug charges when he escaped in January.

He is also a suspect in five murders.

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