Transcript for Convicted Killer Captured in Indiana After Escape
We begin with the manhunt for that convicted killer who escaped from a Michigan prison by speaking through two fences. He has finally been captured D after a violent 24 hours on the run. How he was caught and how he pulled off the escape in the first place. Reporter: This morning, convicted killer Michael David Elliot is back behind bars captured by deputies in la Porte, Indiana, pulling him over because the car he was driving matched the description of the stolen vehicle. I knew he wasn't going to make the turn so he ended up going in a snow bank. Reporter: He escaped Monday night. A vehicle with an armed officer came as close as 20 feet to the prisoner but didn't notice him. It appears he took a uniform from a prisoner who was working in the kitchen and so that white uniform that he was wearing allowed him to blend in with snow on the ground. Reporter: He was convicted of killing four people in 1993 and was serving a life sentence. Police say after his escape he carjacked and abducted the woman driving this jeep and drove to Indiana stopping for gas where he was captured on surveillance cameras. She asked to use a bathroom and calmly made this call to 911 from behind the locked door. I'm being held -- I'm hostage to an escaped convict from the ionia correctional facility. Elliot took off. With Elliot now back in custody investigators working to figure out what can be done to stop this from happening again. For "Good morning America," Alex Perez, ABC news, Chicago.
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