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August 10, 2010
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Cops: Last Ariz. escapee won't be taken alive

Police believe he and his accomplice have no intention of surrendering and may willing to commit suicide

By Lee Ferran and Jessica Hopper

PHOENIX — Police have captured two of the three "extremely dangerous" Arizona prison escapees but predict a possible deadly end for the final fugitive, an investigator said today. Authorities believe "Bonnie and Clyde" couple is headed to Montana.

"We believe they are armed and extremely dangerous," U.S. Marshal chief deputy Fidencio Rivera told "Good Morning America" today of the remaining fugitive, John McCluskey, and his alleged accomplice, cousin and fiance, Casslyn Welch.

"Based on information we're receiving from interviews, we believe they have no intention of being taken alive, information that indicates that they're willing to commit suicide.

Read more on ABC News.

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