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1978 Oklahoma State Penitentiary jailbreak to be featured on “I Escaped: Real Prison Breaks” Sept. 13

Melissa Hayer Published: September 9, 2011


Investigation Discovery will be featuring the jailbreak of Claude Eugene Dennis and Michael Charles Lancaster from the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in 1978 on its series “I Escaped: Real Prison Breaks” at 9 p.m. Sept. 13.

This episode includes interviews with Russell Washington, a Caddo rancher held hostage by the duo; Warden Randy Workman and Capt. Jerry Holt (ret.) of the Oklahoma State Penitentiary; Lt. Mike Williams (ret.) of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol; and Lt. Col. Mike Grimes (ret.) of the OHP and brother of one of the duo’s victims, according to a news release.

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