Daughter of convicted killer Richard Matt releases book


The daughter of convicted killer Richard Matt has released a book with what she learned about his life before an infamous prison escape three years ago.

Matt, along with David Sweat, broke out of Clinton Correctional Facility in 2015. Sweat was captured after three weeks on the run.

Matt’s daughter, Jamie Scalise, researched Sweat, prison employee Joyce Mitchell and her mother to learn what happened to him during the portion of his life when they were apart.

The book, co-written by Bob DiCesare of The Buffalo news, was released on Monday.

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