Longtime NC fugitive finally free

Ronald Carnes escaped from prison in 1973 and stayed hidden for 41 years before getting caught. Paroled at 72, he reflects on the adventure.
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Ronald Carnes escaped from prison in 1973 and stayed hidden for 41 years before getting caught. Paroled at 72, he reflects on the adventure.

It took 41 years to catch Ronald Carnes, NC’s shrewdest fugitive. Now he’s truly free.

September 25, 2017 06:00 AM