Michigan Corrections Director Says Human Error Led to Prisoner Escape

7:19 am
Fri February 14, 2014

Michigan Corrections Director Says Human Error Led to Prisoner Escape

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Two employees at Ionia Prison have been suspended after Michael Elliot's escape earlier this month
LANSING - Human error -- not budget cuts, lack of staffing of gun towers, or reduced perimeter patrols -- was behind the Feb. 2 escape of a convicted killer from Ionia Correctional Facility, Department of Corrections Director Dan Heyns told lawmakers today.