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Update: Convicted Murderer Escaped From Corrections Center, Caught In Lincoln


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Lincoln Police have confirmed missing inmate Christopher Manzer was involved in a traffic accident last night and was taken into custody.

Manzer’s vehicle struck the back end of a tractor-trailer, he was taken into custody following a brief struggle.

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Authorities have been notified about an inmate missing from the Community Corrections Center – Lincoln 

Christopher Manzer failed to return to the facility from his job in the community. The electronic monitoring device he had been wearing was removed.

Manzer started his sentence on July 29, 1993. He was sentenced 13 years and four months to life on charges out of Pierce County that include second degree murder, assault and use of a weapon to commit a felony. 

Manzer is a 47-year old white man,  5’ 10”, 177 lbs., with brown hair and hazel eyes. Anyone with knowledge of his whereabouts is asked to contact local authorities or the Nebraska State Patrol.



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