'Dangerous' Escapee From Psych Facility at Large

A second man who escaped has been caught
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 7, 2016 10:29 AM CDT
Updated Apr 7, 2016 1:40 PM CDT
'Dangerous' Men Escape Wash. Psych Hospital
Anthony Garver (left) and Mark Alexander Adams.   (Lakewood Police)

Two dangerous patients escaped from a psychiatric hospital in Washington state on Wednesday, though one of them was captured Thursday amid an intense manhunt. Anthony Garver and Mark Alexander Adams broke out of Western State Hospital around 6pm Wednesday, possibly through a loose window in their room. Police picked up Adams without incident in a town about 30 miles away, reports AP. He reportedly took a bus there and was trying to get to the airport. Garver is still at large.

Both men were on 180-day court-mandated stays at the hospital and are deemed "dangerous to others," hospital staff tell ABC News. Adams, 59, was charged with domestic violence in 2014 and found unfit to stand trial. Garver, 28, is accused of stabbing a woman 24 times before fatally slashing her throat in 2013. He, too, was considered unfit for trial. A judge presiding over his case said he was "scary to say the least." (More Washington state stories.)

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