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Reenactment: John Parsons managed to climb over the wall of the recreation yard, onto the roof, and drop into the alley. He spent a shocking 83 days on the run, much of that time within 15 miles of the very jail he escaped from.

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John Parsons shoots an off-duty officer after a robbery and becomes one of Ohio's most infamous criminals. Parsons knows he'll likely face the death penalty and immediately begins planning his escape.

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