14 Feb 2011

Escaped killer recaptured after 15 years

6:02 am on 14 February 2011

A convicted murderer who escaped from prison in Australia, has been found after nearly 15 years at large.

Police in Queensland found Luke Hunter, 42, at a house in Herberton, on the Atherton Tablelands inland from Cairns on Sunday.

The ABC reports he was arrested without incident and will be returned to prison.