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Manhunt For Dangerous Prison Escapee Cavalcante Takes a New Twist as Police Reveal Chilling Details

The Pennsylvania State Police say Danelo Cavalcante, the convicted murderer who escaped from prison more than a week ago, was spotted almost 25 miles north of the suburban Philadelphia prison on Saturday, September 10, night driving a van stolen from a dairy farm

Cavalcante fled a suburban Philadelphia prison on August 31, setting off a massive search operation that has garnered significant attention.

Recent sightings placed him in Phoenixville, a town of approximately 20,000 people located 20 miles north of Chester County Prison.

According to State Police, a Facebook post early on Sunday, September 10, provided critical information regarding Cavalcante’s appearance and vehicle.

He was reported to be operating a white 2020 Ford Transit van with a refrigeration unit on top. Notably, he had altered his appearance, appearing clean-shaven and donning a yellow or green hooded sweatshirt, a black baseball-style hat, green prison pants, and white shoes.

Authorities have been conducting an extensive manhunt, involving hundreds of law enforcement officers, drones, helicopters, and K-9 units, ever since Cavalcante’s escape.

As of now, he has been spotted multiple times within the search area, with the latest sightings indicating that he remains at large.

The ongoing search for Danelo Cavalcante is a matter of great concern for the local community and law enforcement agencies.

Residents in the vicinity of Phoenixville and surrounding areas are urged to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity immediately to aid in the efforts to locate and apprehend the escaped inmate.

This high-profile manhunt highlights the importance of public cooperation and the dedication of law enforcement agencies in ensuring the safety and security of the community.

The authorities are leaving no stone unturned in their pursuit of Cavalcante, and updates on the situation will continue to be closely monitored.

Moriah Ballard
Moriah Ballardhttps://tosbos.com/
Moriah Ballard joined the KPRC 2 digital team in the fall of 2021. Prior to becoming a digital content producer in Southeast Texas and a Houstonian, Moriah was an award-winning radio host in her hometown of Lorain, Ohio and previously worked as a producer/content creator in Cleveland. Her faith, family, and community are her top passions.
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