Convicted murder formally charged with Laval prison break

A convicted murderer who was captured after five days on the lam has been formally charged in connection with his breakout from a Laval jail.

Robert Gaudette appeared in a Laval courtroom today and faces charges of escaping from lawful custody and forcibly breaking out of a cell.

The 55-year-old is due back in court on Aug. 14.

He had been behind bars since receiving a life sentence in 2002 for the second-degree murder of his wife, Cindy Bouchard.

Gaudette was set to have a parole hearing soon.

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  1. More BS posted on 08/07/2014 06:00 AM
    No Nintendo or TV for a month and then back to minimum security for him .
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