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Arizona Jailbreak Terror #259280

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 22, 1978
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(Studio) Report on real-life story that seems movie plot.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Pinal Cnty., Arizona) Escape from Arizona state prison of Gary Tison and Randy Greenawalt detailed; police linkage of Tison and sons to deaths of Marine sergeant John Lyons and members of family stated. Disappearance of James and Margene Judge in Colorado and assumption that they were dead when Tison sons and Greenawalt tried to run roadblock near Phoenix in Judges' van noted. Photos shown. Death of Don Tison and capture of other Tisons and Greenawalt reported Contd. search for Gary Tison and fear thruout state when he contd. to elude police described; example is reaction of Tison's hometown of Casa Grande. [Tison's sister Katherine WOLF - defends brother] Discovery of Tison's decomposed body near Casa Grande cited; cause of death unknown. Arizona residents' call for reinstitution of death penalty noted.
REPORTER: Barry Petersen

Mudd, Roger;
Petersen, Barry

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