Tennessean with Firearm Captures Escaped Georgia Murderers…

  • Donnie Rowe and Ricky Dubose were apprehended in Christiana, Tennessee on Thursday 
  • The two convicts had been on the run since killing two guards on a prison bus on Tuesday 
  • On Thursday morning, police received a report that the two had held an elderly couple hostage and then stolen their Jeep  
  • Police tracked down the Jeep and were trying to pull the convicts over when they crashed the car and bailed out 
  • The two men ran into the woods and came across another house where they tried to steal another car
  • But the homeowner there took out his own gun and held the two at gunpoint until police arrived 
  • They could face the death penalty when charged in officers’ deaths 

Two escaped inmates sought in the killings of two guards on a Georgia prison bus were captured after a chase and being held at gunpoint by a rural Tennessee homeowner whose vehicle they were trying to steal, authorities said.

Donnie Rowe, 43, and Ricky Dubose, 24, were apprehended Thursday in the rural community of Christiana, Tennessee, ending a multi-state manhunt that began Tuesday morning.

‘True bravery is what’s caused us to stand before you tonight to talk about a successful capture instead of a tragic incident,’ Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Director Mark Gwyn said at a news conference. ‘So I’m totally grateful to everyone involved.’

Via: Daily Mail Online

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