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Escaped inmates not cooperating with authorities since re-capture
FLORIDA -- Florida authorities are offering a 20,000 dollar reward for help in finding out how forged documents resulted in the release of two killers.
The men were captured over the weekend are not cooperating.
Authorities now know forged documents ordering the release of two killers serving life, arrived at the Orange County Clerk's Office via mail.
"We have today, uncovered key facts and we have now targeted several suspects."
The Department of Law Enforcement says they know of five other cases where similar forged documents have been attempted. Pinellas jail inmate, Nydeed Nashaddai was the first in 2009.
"He was free for about 16 hours before being apprehended.
Nashaddai got 20 years. His rap sheet shows more than 30 counts of using forged bills. He was sent to the same prison that Charles Walker and Joseph Jenkins walked away from using documents similar to Nashaddai's.
Mike Vasilinda Standup
"Authorities are now combing through a cell phone and an iPad that was seized in the Panama City hotel room."
Police have also seized computers and printers at the prison. They are reviewing deposits to inmates canteen accounts for any clues.
"Our analysts are combing through reams of documents and information to isolate anything of evidentiary value."
Two ten thousand dollar rewards are being offered. One from Crime Stoppers, the other from the Dept of Law Enforcement.
Sot: Gerald Bailey
"Those who helped them, have very much to lose and I urge those of you who may have helped them to come forward, talk to us before we find you."
DNA Experts are analyzing the fake documents. They expect to have answers in three to five days.