Four Arrested After Murder Suspect Escapes from Florida Courthouse

Broward County Sheriff's Office(FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) -- Four people have been arrested in Florida for their alleged involvement in the Broward County courtroom escape of an accused killer.

Dayonte Resiles, 21, was able to slip out of his prison jumpsuit and shackles before making a run for it down the stairs from the fourth floor of the courthouse and out a back door, on Friday according to authorities. He left his uniform and shackles in a hallway of the courthouse, police said.

"Next thing I know, this guy jumped from the jury box and he started running," said an eyewitness who was in the courtroom.

Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said Sunday that Winston Russell Jr., 24, LaQuay Dianta Stern, 18,  Kretron Barnes, 17, and TreVon Barnes, 17, were arrested for their roles in Resiles' escape.

Israel said the escape was pre-planned  and "the fact that Resilles remains at large today, tells me there are more people aiding and abetting him in his escape."

He described Resiles as 5' 10'', 170 pounds with tattoos on both arms, and "armed and dangerous."

Authorities are offering a reward of $10,000 for information leading to his capture.

Resiles is accused of stabbing a woman to death two years ago in a burglary and faces first degree murder, burglary, grand theft and weapons possession felony charges.

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