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Child rapist who made jet ski prison escape allegedly with family help captured after year on the run

Posted on AllSides August 30th, 2023
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After a year on the run, authorities on Tuesday captured Arkansas fugitive Samuel Hartman, a convicted child rapist who was sentenced to life in prison in 2013 and in August 2022. Hartman, a 39-year-old inmate at the East Arkansas Regional Unit, escaped from a field near the detention facility last year along with two family members who allegedly fired at correctional officers, according to the Arkansas Department of Corrections. Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders described Tuesday's arrest as "the culmination of a year of outstanding, dedicated work by our heroic...

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