Police officers have shot Richard Matt dead in a remote area of New York's Franklin County and are still in pursuit of David Sweat, reports the New York Times.
Sources told the Times that Matt, who was armed with a shotgun, was killed in a "burst of gunfire by law enforcement officers."
Officers found items they believed were dropped by Matt and Sweat after they robbed a cabin in Malone, New York, on Friday morning, reports CNN.
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It is believed that the escaped killers were en route to Canada. Authorities are still searching for Sweat in the Malone area.