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An alleged Mafia soldier from Hartsdale drained to flee from a federal pre-trial detention facility in Brooklyn, federal prosecutors stated. 

Christopher Londonio, who’s awaiting trial for homicide, racketeering, narcotics and firearms costs, got here up with a plan to flee from the Metropolitan Detention Middle utilizing dental floss, soliciting a priest and inventory piling sheets and blankets, prosecutors stated. 

Londonio, forty three, would’ve used the dental floss as a slicing toll to mood with a window and solicited a priest to smuggle a noticed blade into the power whereas secretly amassing numerous sheets and blankets to make use of as a rope, in line with prosecutors. 

Different detainees reported Londonio’s alleged plan to authories. 

Londonio was arrested in February together with 18 different alleged associates of the Luchese Household of La Cosa Nostra and is ready trial in federal courtroom in White Plains.

“Already detained on racketeering and homicide fees, Luchese soldier Christopher Londonio, allegedly hatched a scheme to interrupt out of federal jail with a hacksaw blade and a rope created from tied-up mattress sheets,” Appearing U.S. Lawyer for the Southern District of New York Joon Kim stated in a press release. “Though sounding like a script for a made-for-TV film, the fees allege yet one more critical federal crime towards Londonio. As alleged, with this newest chapter in his years-lengthy life within the mob, Londonio provides to the string of crimes he should now face, in a legal justice system he was desperately in search of to flee.”

The tried escape cost carries a most jail sentence of 5 years. 

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