Crime

Felix Trujillo gets another ten years for bizarre, deputy-aided jail escape

Back in April, Felix Trujillo became the first person ever to escape from Denver's new jail -- with a little help from Deputy Matthew Andrews, who swore he'd only aided the inmate because of threats to his family.

A few weeks later, Trujillo publicly claimed Andrews actually assisted him because he believed the con was rich and would give him a big reward. Instead, Andrews is due back in court next week, while Trujillo has accepted another decade in stir for his role in the scheme. Photos, videos and more below.

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