AKÇAABAT, Turkey - Doğan News Agency
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Father Andrea Santoro's convicted killer, O.A., was captured after escaping from prison early this morning.
Akdin escaped from Akçaabat prison where he was serving his 18-year and 10-month sentence for the killing of Father Santoro in 2006.
Prison guards noticed O.A. was missing during a roll call after the prisoners had a sahur meal before the beginning of fasting for Ramadan. Police apprehended O.A. within half an hour after his escape was noted.
O.A. was taken to a police station and to the Bahçecik High Security Prison, where he will stay for the remainder of his sentence.