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Former Dannemora prison escapee on hunger strike

David Sweat David Sweat | Photo: File / WPTZ / WNYT.

December 11, 2017 07:04 PM

The New York Post is reporting that state prison inmate David Sweat is on a hunger strike because he is not happy with his recent transfer to Attica.

The Post claims the state is seeking a court order to allow them to use a feeding tube on Sweat.

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NewsChannel 13 reached out to the Department of Corrections but they said they cannot comment on an inmate's medical condition.

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