SD Wife and Mother Arrested 32 Years After Escaping Prison
Wednesday, April 30, 2008
U.S. Marshals say 53-year-old Susan Lefevre was taken into custody Thursday in the Carmel Valley area.
In 1976, Lefevre managed to walk out of the Detroit House of Corrections after serving just one year of a 10- to 20-year sentence on conspiracy and drug convictions.
Using the name Marie Walsh, she married, raised three children and had been living in San Diego for nearly 10 years.
Authorities in late March received a tip saying Lefevre might be living in California as Marie Walsh. They confirmed it through a thumbprint match.
When she was arrested, Lefevre told marshal's deputies that her family had no idea she was a fugitive.
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