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The Missoulian, Missoula, MT

Sunday, February 1, 1981

Two deer hunters taking target practice about six miles from the Montana State Prison recently apprehended three escaped convicts who had eluded a massive manhunt for two days. Ron Collins, an ex-guard at the prison, and Graham Blacklock spotted the three hiding in sagebrush and held them at gun-point until authorities could arrive.

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