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Escaped honeymoon killer 'killed by Antigua police'

A man convicted of killing a young Welsh couple in Antigua has died after being shot by police during a prison escape attempt, according to media on the Caribbean island.

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Escaped killer 'shot' before he was captured in Antigua

Corporal Frankie Thomas, of The Royal Police Force of Antigua & Barbuda said Avie Howell was captured in the countryside by the police:

I can confirm Avie Howell has been caught. He was shot following a confrontation with officers.

I do not know the extent of his injuries at this stage, but he has been taken to hospital.

In the meantime, we would like to thank the public and the media for assisting us in locating Howell.

– Corporal Frankie Thomas

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