Killer describes brazen escape

Estelle Ellis

A DANGEROUS convict described his brazen escape from a Port Elizabeth hospital in chilling detail yesterday, including the violent death of the lone, unarmed prison guard who had accompanied him.

The court heard how a gun was smuggled to the St Albans maximum security prisoner in a toilet at Livingstone Hospital – and how he shot the guard and left him lying bleeding on the ground as he made his escape.

A bloodbath at the busy medical centre was narrowly avoided.

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