(WJET/WFXP/YourErie.com) — The man who was accused of several violent crimes as well as escaping the Warren County Jail this summer has plead guilty in Warren County Court on Thursday.
According to the Warren County District Attorney’s Office, Michael Burham plead guilty to numerous felony charges including kidnapping, unlawful taking, terrorist threats, burglary and escape. He also plead guilty to misdemeanor recklessly endangering another person.
After pleading not guilty to a list of charges, including kidnapping in September, Michael Burham entered a guilty plea.
Burham was originally wanted by Jamestown police back in May in connection to a sexual assault and homicide incident. He was later captured in South Carolina and extradited to the Warren County Prison.
Then on July 6, Burham escaped from the prison. According to authorities, Burham tied about eight bed sheets together to lower himself down to the ground from the roof. He was later captured after a nine-day manhunt.
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