Alleged Michigan prison escapee captured in San Diego
[trib_ndn vid=25589512]SAN DIEGO — A woman who allegedly escaped from a Midwestern prison 37 years ago was captured in the Balboa Park-area neighborhood where she was living, authorities reported Tuesday.
Acting on information from Michigan corrections officials, San Diego police arrested Judy Lynn Hayman, 60, at her apartment in the 3500 block of First Avenue late Monday afternoon, SDPD public-affairs Lt. Kevin Mayer said.
Officers went to the apartment with only a grainy picture of Hayman taken 37 years ago to go on. Hayman initially claimed to be Jamie Lewis, she even had documents to support her claim.
If it hadn’t been for a December blizzard back in Michigan, police may have never caught up with Hayman.
Investigators from the Michigan Department of Corrections had been forced to stay in doors during the snow storm. They figured it was a good time for their yearly review — they pulled out…
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