David Sweat, second from left, is lead into Clinton County Court Thursday, Aug.20, 2015 in Plattsburgh, N.Y. Sweat, a convicted killer who escaped June 6 from the Clinton Correctional Facility and spent more than three weeks on the run was arraigned Thursday on criminal charges stemming from the breakout. Sweat pleaded not guilty to first-degree escape and promoting prison contraband. He is due back in court on September 29. (Rob Fountain/Press-Republican via AP)

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