- Associated Press - Thursday, November 3, 2016

NEW BLOOMFIELD, Mo. (AP) - Audrain County authorities say one of three parolees who escaped from a halfway house in central Missouri was found dead after a long standoff with law enforcement.

Audrain County Sheriff Maj. Matt Oller said Thursday that the three men escaped Wednesday from the home in Fulton.

They then allegedly stole a Missouri Department of Transportation vehicle, robbed a bank in Martinsburg and led officers on a chase that lasted nearly an hour and included shots being fired at officers. Oller says after the vehicle crashed into a home in Montgomery City, two suspects - Cecil Golden and David Franklin - were captured.

The third person, 23-year-old Wade Sargent, ran into a nearby home that was unoccupied. After the standoff, Sargent was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.


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