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The man in the plastic mask: Disguised Brazil inmate busted in brazen jailbreak

The man in the plastic mask: Disguised Brazil inmate busted in brazen jailbreak

A masked Rio de Janeiro inmate dressed as a woman tried to break out of a Brazilian jail this weekend, in a surreal act of derring-do, only to be thwarted on the cusp of freedom by state prison authorities.

Arkansas executes first inmate in 12 years

Arkansas executes first inmate in 12 years

Arkansas executed its first inmate in 12 years on Thursday after a protracted legal battle that questioned aspects of the use of the death penalty in the United States, which fell to a quarter-century low in 2016.

Elderly Aussie 'kills cellmate with toaster'

Elderly Aussie 'kills cellmate with toaster'

An elderly Australian man serving time for killing his wife and two grandchildren was charged on Tuesday with the murder of a fellow inmate after an apparent attack with a sandwich toaster.

Fugitive prisoner, love-struck Swiss prison guard caught in Italy

Fugitive prisoner, love-struck Swiss prison guard caught in Italy

A fugitive inmate and the female guard who helped him escape from a Swiss prison were arrested in northern Italy, police said.