Captured fugitive back behind bars

Police stand over David Sweat after he was shot and captured near the Canadian border Sunday, June 28, 2015, in Constable, N.Y. Sweat is the second of two convicted murderers who staged a brazen escape three weeks ago from a maximum-security prison in northern New York. His capture came two days after his escape partner, Richard Matt, was shot and killed by authorities. (AP Photo)
Police stand over David Sweat after he was shot and captured near the Canadian border Sunday, June 28, 2015, in Constable, N.Y. Sweat is the second of two convicted murderers who staged a brazen escape three weeks ago from a maximum-security prison in northern New York. His capture came two days after his escape partner, Richard Matt, was shot and killed by authorities. (AP Photo)

ALBANY, NY (WDTN) – Captured fugitive David Sweat is back behind bars.

After being released from an Albany hospital, Sweat was taken to a maximum security New York early Sunday morning.

Sweat was shot and captured one week ago.

He and fellow inmate Richard Matt escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility three weeks earlier.

Police shot and killed Matt.

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