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Detroit convict's bloody escape ends with pile of new charges

Detroit convict's bloody escape ends with pile of new charges

Abraham Pearson made it out of jail, but he never made it out of Detroit. Pearson, 25, who was awaiting sentencing for carjacking, robbery and weapons convictions, is facing a new stack of felony charges after his jail escape spurred a 14-hour search that ended in his arrest. "He is looking at a significant amount of time," Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon told reporters after Pearson's capture Monday night along a freeway on the east side of Detroit. Pearson, who has used the alias Derreck White, was headed to court for his sentencing with two other prisoners Monday when he repeatedly stabbed a guard in the neck with a plastic comb he had fashioned into a shiv,...

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