The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

This Afternoon

Hi50° Sunny

Tonight

Lo29° Mostly Clear

Thursday

Hi53° Mostly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo36° Partly Cloudy

Friday

Hi58° Partly Sunny

Friday Night

Lo38° Partly Cloudy

Saturday

Hi63° Mostly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo39° Mostly Clear

Sunday

Hi64° Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo40° Mostly Clear

Guards find 350-foot rope in jail inmate’s bed

Send to Kindle
Print This

SPOKANE — After almost two years in Spokane County Jail, career criminal Frank Uhyrek might be going stir-crazy.

At least the 350-foot rope that guards found hidden in his torn mattress last month points to that. Jail staff say Uhyrek was collecting bits of sheets, jumpsuits and rags and tying them together to form the rope, presumably to crawl through his window to freedom about 12 stories below.

View my options or Sign in