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News reporter Lou Michel to discuss jailbreak on CNN Monday night

Buffalo News reporter Lou Michel will appear on the CNN cable television network Monday night to discuss the latest revelations about the recent prison breakout involving City of Tonawanda native Richard Matt and fellow convict David Sweat.

Michel will appear on the Erin Burnett OutFront show, which begins at 7 p.m. He will talk about jailbreak details that he first revealed in a story in Sunday’s editions of The Buffalo News. On June 6, Matt and Sweat broke out of the maximum-security state prison in Clinton County, and they eluded police until Matt was shot and killed on June 26. Sweat was shot and injured two days later.

Michel’s story on Sunday provided the first detailed account of the escape plan Matt and Sweat hatched with a female prison employee who had a romantic relationship with Matt.