Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Carrera Island escapee recaptured after 2 years on the run

Carrera Island Prison escapee, Steve McGillvery has been recaptured after almost two years on the run.

McGillvery was reportedly intercepted just before midday on Friday in an abandoned warehouse in the SeaLots area.

The prisoner, who is originally from Pioneer Drive, SeaLots, was captured in a joint exercise by PoS Division police and PoS City Police.

Sources say the man was shot in the groin during his capture.

McGillvery, who was serving a 30-year sentence for murder, and fellow inmate Leroy Mohammed escaped from the prison on August 31, 2015.

Mohammed remains at large.

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