Captured convict released from Albany Med

David Sweat
FILE - This May 21, 2015, file photo released by the New York State Police shows David Sweat. Sweat, the second of two convicted murderers who staged a brazen escape from an upstate maximum-security prison three weeks ago, was shot and captured Sunday, June 28, 2015, two days after his fellow inmate was killed in a confrontation with law enforcement officers, a sheriff said. (New York State Police via AP, File)

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – David Sweat has left the Capital Region.

This week marks a new chapter in the Upstate Prison Break. Captured convict, David Sweat is waking up in a maximum security prison in western New York.

He is now being held at the Five Points Correctional Facility; a maximum security prison in Seneca County.

He will be staying in a single cell and put on suicide watch following 24 hours in the infirmary for a medical evaluation.

Sweat was released from Albany Medical Center early Sunday morning, exactly one week after he was shot and captured.

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