Flintshire killer caught after going on the run

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By Matt Jones

A CONVICTED killer who escaped from prison on Monday was arrested last night.


Kenneth Jones, 72, of Connah's Quay, was arrested after being spotted by an off-duty police officer at a service station in Gloucestershire.


He had escaped from Leyhill Open Prison near Bristol on Monday where he was serving a life sentence for the murder of William Brooking a 64-year-old homeless man.


He was convicted of the murder, which took place in Connah's Quay, at a trial in 1988.

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