Escapee David Sweat moved from hospital to prison

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The hunt is over in upstate New York as police captured David Sweat on June 28, 2015. Sweat was one of two inmates that escaped from Clinton Correctional Facility earlier in the month.

ROMULUS, New York (July 5, 2015) — Escaped inmate David Sweat has been released from Albany Medical Center and is now incarcerated at the maximum security Five Points Correctional Facility in Romulus, New York, according to the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.

In a statement issued Sunday morning, the department announced that Sweat was released from the hospital just after 3:00 a.m. and was moved to the Five Points facility.

The DOCCS release said the department will not discuss how Sweat was transported to the prison, citing security concerns.

Sweat was one of two men who escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility in upstate New York on June 6. He was captured by law enforcement after 22 days on the run

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