Pennsylvania authorities used infrared technology and K-9s to capture escaped inmate Danelo Cavalcante after he spent two weeks on the run.

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A convicted murderer’s escape from a Pennsylvania prison Aug. 31 triggered a massive manhunt that finally came to an end Wednesday after the man eluded capture for nearly two weeks.

Hundreds of law enforcement agents descended in the past couple weeks on small suburban communities in southeastern Pennsylvania intent on the capture of convicted murderer, 34-year-old Danelo Cavalcante. But for days, helicopters, drones and dogs searching an ever-shifting perimeter could not get the fugitive back behind bars.

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