Prison inmate sentenced for crimes committed during escape
Marion, ill. - David J. Pederson was sentenced today to 60 months in prison for his attempted escape March 26, 2013 when he carjacked two vehicles, and took hostages in the process.
He pled guilty to these charges July 11th.
Pederson was serving the final few months of a 71 month sentence for bank robbery when he attempted the escape.
MARION, Ill. - A local prison inmate who escaped, then held four people hostage pleaded guilty Thursday.