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Reward Offered For Information Leading To The Arrest Of A Couple Who Escaped Custody In Utah

A reward is now being offered for a couple who escaped from security officials in Utah. Tucson Police say two homicide suspects have escaped while being extradited from Henrietta, New York to Pima County. Officials say 56-year-old Blane Barksdale and his wife, 59-year-old Susan Barksdale, overpowered two security officers in Blanding, Utah and escaped. They are wanted in connection with the murder of 72-year-old Frank Bligh on April 16th in Tucson. The two were last seen driving a red GMC Sierra pickup truck, Arizona license plate 127XTY with damage to the front passenger side and rear bumper. The Barksdale’s are believed to be armed and dangerous. A reward of ten-thousand dollars per person is being offered for information leading to their arrest. If anyone has seen them, or know their whereabouts call 911, or 88-CRIME.