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Second New Mexico Escaped Inmate Arrested in Albuquerque

The U.S. Marshals joined in the search, which grew to include Texas and California

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    Second New Mexico Escaped Inmate Arrested in Albuquerque
    New Mexico Corrections Department via AP
    Joseph Cruz (L) and Lionel Clah are both in custody after escaping from a prison transport van near Roswell, New Mexico.

    The second of two inmates who escaped from a prison van in New Mexico on Wednesday was captured in Albuquerque, according to police, NBC News reported.

    Lionel Clah, 29, was arrested on Saturday, police said. The other inmate, Joseph Cruz, 32, was apprehended on Friday near the University of New Mexico campus.

    Clah and Cruz escaped while being transported from Roswell to Las Cruces by the state corrections department. Their escape led to a multi-state manhunt that involved the U.S. Marshals.