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A dying man won release from prison after Spotlight PA highlighted his case. It shouldn’t be that hard, advocates say.

Data shows fewer than 50 people were released in the last 14 years under the current compassionate release law.
By Danielle Ohl/Spotlight PA


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Escaped murderer on the run in Pennsylvania has changed appearance and slipped out of search areas

Pennsylvania State Police said Sunday that Danelo Souza Cavalcante was seen overnight near Phoenixville in northern Chester County but later said they believe he is no longer in that area.

By The Associated Press

Police announce 2 more confirmed sightings of escaped murderer on the run in Pennsylvania

Thirty-four-year-old Danelo Souza Cavalcante escaped from the Chester County Prison while awaiting transfer to state prison on Aug. 31.

By The Associated Press
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