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After Joseph Jenkins and Charles Walker were recaptured, officials say they had help escaping, and more arrests were coming.
Reuters reports that the two convicts who were released from the Apalachicola Correctional Institute, had help forging their documents, and authorities are investigating who the accomplices were.
After being released, Jenkins and Walker were found Oct. 19, in a Panama City motel, waiting for transportation to take them out of the state.
"They had to have had help, and a lot of help, to get to where they were last night," Gerald Bailey, commissioner of the Department of Law Enforcement, said. "While the manhunt is over, there's still a lot that we do not know. I can tell you, there will be more arrests."
From now on, court clerks must check with judges before accepting any reduced sentence and release papers.
"It doesn't surprise me, it was just a matter of time. It shows that we need to do more in authentication of documents," Belvin Perry, Chief Judge of Florida's Ninth Judicial Circuit Court, said.
CNN reports that a "close associate" of one of the escapees sent a tip to authorities of the two's whereabouts.
The two men were unarmed, and were waiting for their ride to get there from Atlanta. It is unknown where they were headed.
Walker and Jenkins will be held without bail for probable cause, one count each of escape. Their next court appearances will be held on Friday.