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This pair of photo shows shows Harold Frank Freshwaters, left, in a Feb. 26, 1959 Ohio State Reformatory photo released by the U.S. Marshals Service, and right, in a May 4, 2015, booking photo released by the Brevard County Sheriff's Office. Freshwaters, 79, of Akron, Ohio, was arrested by U.S. Marshals Monday, May 4, 2015 by in Melbourne, Fla. He was convicted of voluntary manslaughter for killing a pedestrian with his car in 1957. Freshwaters initially received a suspended sentence but was imprisoned in 1959 for a parole violation. He fled a prison farm in northwest Ohio later that year. (Ohio State Reformatory and Brevard County Sheriff's Office via AP)
This pair of photo shows shows Harold Frank Freshwaters, left, in a Feb. 26, 1959 Ohio State Reformatory photo released by the U.S. Marshals Service, and right, in a May 4, 2015, booking photo released by the Brevard County Sheriff's Office. Freshwaters, 79, of Akron, Ohio, was arrested by U.S. Marshals Monday, May 4, 2015 by in Melbourne, Fla. He was convicted of voluntary manslaughter for killing a pedestrian with his car in 1957. Freshwaters initially received a suspended sentence but was imprisoned in 1959 for a parole violation. He fled a prison farm in northwest Ohio later that year. (Ohio State Reformatory and Brevard County Sheriff's Office via AP)
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In a small home trailer in Melbourne, Florida, authorities this week ended what amounted to a 56-year chase. Frank Freshwaters, now 79, was convicted of manslaughter in 1958. And after violating probation, he was sentenced to up to 20 years in prison.

Freshwaters spent several month in the Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield, Ohio, where "The Shawshank Redemption" was filmed, before he was transferred to a lower-security farm prison where he was able to escape.

When U.S. Marshals and deputies in Brevard County, Florida, finally found him living under the name William Cox and confronted him Monday, Freshwaters admitted to his true identity and was take into custody.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Elyssa Cherney of the Orlando Sentinel for the full story.

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This segment aired on May 6, 2015.

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