Transcript for Convicted Quadruple Murderer on the Loose
Now a breaking story out of the midwest. A dangerous fugitive out on the highways. A convicted killer escaped from aing the manager prison last night. Reporter: Michael David Elliot was convicted of four murderers. Authorities believe he dug a hole under a fence to escape. A now frantic man hunt for this man. Michael David Elliot. 9:15 Sunday night, officials sis covering missing from prison. He abducted a woman using a hammer and a box cutter. They drive to Elkhart, Indiana, to this gas station. His victim asked to use the restroom. And then calls 911 from behind the locked door. I'm being held db I'm hostage to an escaped convict from the ionia correctional facility. You're being held hostage? Yes. Reporter: Elliot's rap sheet is a litany of horrors. Four counts of murder in the first degree. Before he escaped, he was serving a life sentence. The woman abducted is safe. She says she believes he may be heading to Tennessee where he has family. He should be considered armed and dangerous. Let's get today's other top stories from josh.
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