Fugitive who turned himself in 43 years later back in NC

NORTH CAROLINA (WTVQ) – The North Carolina fugitive who surrendered in Frankfort is now back in the Tar Heel State, according to the North Carolina Department of Corrections.

The department says Clarence David Moore escaped from prison in May of 1971 and spent almost 44 years on the run.  On Monday, Sheriff Pat Melton of Frankfort says Moore called his office and arranged to surrender.  The Sheriff’s Office picked him up at his home.

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