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Charges filed against escaped Michigan prisoner

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    An imaage from a video surveillance camera release by the Michigan State Police shows Ionia Correctional Facility escapee Michael David Elliot, 40, at an Indiana Marathon gas station late Sunday night. A national manhunt was underway Monday for Elliot, a convicted killer who escaped Sunday from the Ionia Correctional Facility in Michigan. (AP Photo/Michigan State Police)

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    A guard tower stands over fencing at the Ionia Correctional Facility Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. A national manhunt is underway for convicted killer Michael Elliot who escaped from the prison on Sunday. (AP Photo/The Grand Rapids Press, Chris Clark) ALL LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL TV INTERNET OUT

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    This Feb. 11, 2013 photo provided by the Michigan Department of Corrections shows Michael David Elliot. Elliot, who is serving life behind bars for murder in four 1993 deaths in Michigan, has escaped from prison and may have abducted a woman before she got away in Indiana, according to officials. Michigan Department of Corrections spokesman Russ Marlan says in an email that 40-year-old Elliot was discovered missing about 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, from the Ionia Correctional Facility in mid-Michigan. (AP Photo/Michigan Department of Corrections)

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    This Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 image provided by the LaPorte County Sheriff's office shows escaped prisoner Michal David Elliot. Elliot, a convicted killer who peeled a hole in two fences with his hands to escape from the Ionia Correctional Facility in western Michigan before abducting a woman and fleeing to Indiana was captured Monday evening after a chase, authorities said. (AP Photo/LaPorte County Sheriff's Office)

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    Dan Heyns, director of Michigan Department of Corrections, talks about Michael David Elliot's Sunday escape from the Ionia Correctional Facility Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. An intense manhunt was underway Monday for Elliot, a convicted killer who peeled a hole in two fences with his hands to escape from the Michigan prison before abducting a woman and fleeing to Indiana where the victim and her vehicle were safely recovered, authorities said. (AP Photo/The Grand Rapids Press, Chris Clark) ALL LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL TV INTERNET OUT

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IONIA, Mich. — A convicted killer captured after a one-day escape from a Michigan prison has been charged with kidnapping, carjacking and escape.

The Ionia County District Court says charges were filed Monday while authorities were still hunting for Michael David Elliot. He was captured Monday night in a stolen car in LaPorte County, Ind., more than 150 miles from the Ionia prison.

Elliot is accused of escaping through two prison fences Sunday night and then carjacking a Jeep with a woman inside.

The woman escaped when they stopped for gas in Middlebury, Ind. The Jeep was later found abandoned in nearby Shipshewana, Ind.

Elliot has been serving a no-parole sentence for four murders in Michigan since 1994.

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