(NEWSER) – There have been no sightings of Richard Matt and David Sweat on the International Space Station, meaning the two NY prison escapees are likely still somewhere on this planet—but officials admit that despite some promising clues last week, they have no idea where. A state official tells CNN that 10 days in, the trail has gone cold and the two killers could now be in Mexico or Canada—or still within a few miles of the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, NY. In other developments:
- The search may have been hampered by interagency rivalries, as well as by the “disruptive” appearance of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo at the command center when the search was still in its first hours, sources tell the New York Post. One source says there was nearly a potentially deadly confrontation a few days ago when a team of state troopers combing the woods for the escapees were surprised by a team of prison officers doing the same thing.