CHESTER COUNTY —Escaped murderer, Danelo Cavalcante, 34, of Royersford, PA, was observed on a residential surveillance camera at 12:30 this morning in the 1800 block of Lenape Road, approximately 1.5 miles from the Chester County Prison, according to Chester County District Attorney Deb Ryan.
He was wearing pants, a light-colored t-shirt, and white sneakers. His appearance has remained unchanged since his escape Thursday morning.
He has long, black curly hair and is wearing a backpack. Police also received a report of an attempted burglary at 11:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of Ballintree Lane in Pocopson Township.
Click Here: Cavalcante was convicted on Aug. 16 of first-degree murder in the April 18, 2021 stabbing of Deborah Brandao in front of her children, ages 4 and 7, outside her home in the 300 block of Pawlings Road, Schuylkill Township.
He was sentenced on Aug. 22 in the Chester County Justice Center to life in prison after a jury deliberated for 15 minutes. On Thursday, he was awaiting transfer to state prison to serve out his sentence when he escaped.
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