David Sweat's Alleged Hospital Confession

Convict who was shot and captured very close to Canadian border allegedly reveals plan to escape to Mexico with Richard Matt and prison worker Joyce Mitchell.
2:30 | 06/30/15

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Transcript for David Sweat's Alleged Hospital Confession
And now to major developments in the case of those escaped convicts Richard Matsch shot dead Friday. 48 hours later David sweat captured alive shot twice state trooper just a mile and a half from the Canadian border. And this new image tonight. The secret hideout one of the men used in those final days. In a moment we'll take you inside but first the stunning revelations sweat speaking from his hospital bed telling authorities about the convex final days on the run. And their original getaway plan it's not what you may think ABC's Lindsay Janice now. Ambulances rushing convicted cop killer David sweat to the hospital beds at night word he's now talking to investigators. Allegedly confessing he and Richard Mack planned to run away with former prison worker Joyce Mitchell. They would kill Mitchell's husband and then get the current draft Mexico. I'm PS theory that Mitchell was in love with one or both of them. But would Mitchell didn't show up at the fugitives headed toward Canada seat on the surveillance camera in the woods just last week that carrying a shotgun. But five days ago the men separated. Swept though that Matt was slowing him down this matter back. Tonight we go inside those woods to see for our cells where Matt spent his final hours. Local resident John showed that lead up to this abandoned camper said this is the camp where art house hiding out yeah. Inside peeling walls filthy cushions and a tiny kitchen with torn curtains a tea kettle still on the stove. Can see how somebody could hide out very easily dry in Holland. We keep you from elements Italy. But on Friday that attempted a carjacking. Firing to shots. Police tracing it back here to the camper descending with choppers hounds and swat teams. Matt was cornered refused to surrender with kill. Sweat still on the run until yesterday with state police Sargent. Jeff Vegas watching the aftermath. He was just out just about the tree line. If you put a gun nut tree line that Bobby when Madonna. Sweat was unarmed in his bag tools bug spray maps. And pop tarts. Today in town. Hundreds of residents celebrating in the streets their nightmare finally over. They need people here are calling sergeant cook a hero. Meanwhile David sweat remains in the hospital his condition improving from critical to serious. Amy.

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