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June 26, 2011
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Okla. murder suspect recaptured after stealing deputy's car

Shaun Michael Bosse overpowered a guard and drove away in a police car Sunday

By PoliceOne Staff

PURCELL, Okla. — Police have recaptured a man charged with killing a woman and her two children after he escaped from a jail near Oklahoma City on Sunday.

28-year-old Shaun Michael Bosse overpowered a guard at about 10 a.m. Sunday, took the guard hostage and then fled in a 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix, which he later abandoned. He was being held in the McClain County Jail south of Oklahoma City.

"He was recaptured without incident this afternoon and he is being transferred back to jail," Deputy Eric Venegas told Reuters.

Bosse is charged with first-degree murder for the killings of 25-year-old Katrina Griffin, 8-year-old Christian Griffin and 6-year-old Chasity Hammer, who died when their mobile home was allegedly set ablaze by bosse.

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