Escaped convict caught in Tennessee

Escaped convict caught in Tennessee

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A convicted killer who escaped from a Queens psychiatric center was captured at a Greyhound Bus terminal in Memphis, Tennessee.

On Thursday night, Raymond Morillo, 33, was arrested by Memphis Police and will be held there until he is extradited to New York. Police have not released further information surrounding the arrest

Morillo swapped clothes with a friend on Tuesday who was visiting the Creedmore Psychiatric Facility on Winchester Blvd. and managed to leave unnoticed. Morillo's friend also walked out of the facility, according to police.

Ronal Pacheco was arrested Wednesday. He faces charges of criminal impersonation and obstruction of governmental administration.

Morillo has spent the last 15 years behind bars for manslaughter. He was ordered by a judge to the psychiatric center.

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