Escaped murderer Danelo Cavalcante has been captured, Pennsylvania police say

POTTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania State Police say escaped assassin Danelo Souza Cavalcante has been captured after almost two weeks on the run.

State police announced Cavalcante’s capture on social media on Wednesday and deliberate a information convention saying particulars for 9:30 a.m.

Closely armed police had descended on the South Coventry Township space, closing roads and telling residents to lock their doorways. Cavalcante, 34, had damaged out of the Chester County jail Aug. 31 whereas awaiting switch to a state jail to serve a life sentence for fatally stabbing an ex-girlfriend in 2021.

The seize was introduced because the manhunt in rural southeastern Pennsylvania entered its 14th day. Closely armed legislation enforcement officers had looked for the fugitive by an evening of downpours and rolling thunder.

Residents within the 8- to 10-square-mile (21- to 26-square-kilometer) space of woods and farmland had been locked down at residence as courses had been canceled at native faculties and police closed roads, looking autos at roadblocks.

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