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Prison worker hid tools in hamburgers that helped convicted killers escape
Joyce Mitchell reached a deal with prosecutors.
Prison worker helped inmates escape after getting "caught up in the fantasy"
Joyce Mitchell says she also had sexual relations with one of the men.
Second killer who escaped prison shot and captured by police
David Sweat was shot in a field some 30 miles from the prison he escaped from three weeks ago.
One escaped killer 'shot dead by police' in New York
Richard Matt and David Sweat escaped from a maximum security prison three weeks ago.
Search for on-the-run prisoners: 'They could be nearby... or they could be in Mexico by now'
Hundreds of police officers are conducting door-to-door searchers close to the New York prison.
Son says his mum "wouldn't help" these dangerous convicted killers escape prison
A huge search for the two men is ongoing.