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Continued: Police: Convicted killer who escaped from Michigan prison captured after chase in Indiana

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  • Last update: February 3, 2014 - 9:50 PM

Elliot was serving life in prison without parole for fatally shooting four people and burning down their Gladwin County house in 1993 when he was 20 years old, according to court records. Elliot and his accomplices were trying to steal money from a drug dealer, police said.

He was arrested a few days later and had a gun that tied him to the slayings. One of Elliot's co-defendants testified against him, saying he laughed about shooting the victims in the head.

Elliot was convicted of first-degree murder in 1994.

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  • Michael David Elliot. Elliot, who is serving life behind bars for murder in four 1993 deaths in Michigan, has escaped from prison and may have abducted a woman before she got away in Indiana, according to officials.

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