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Seneca man who eluded police for months surrenders

Ralph J. Phillips, a Seneca man from New York who eluded authorities for five months, turned himself in on Friday.

Phillips, 44, escaped from a county jail on April 2. He hid out in western and upstate New York and, according to authorities, went on a crime spree that left one state trooper dead.

Phillips has been charged with attempted murder for the shooting of a state trooper who has recovered. He faces more charges for the fatal shooting.

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