Murderer Escapes Moscow Prison By Digging Himself Out With a Spoon

Oleg Topalov is the fourth man in 20 years to escape from Matrosskaya Tishina prison


A man charged with double murder has escaped from a maximum security jail in Moscow—apparently by digging a hole in the ceiling of his cell with a spoon.

Oleg Topalov, 33, became only the fourth man in two decades to escape from the notorious Matrosskaya Tishina prison after pulling himself through the hole onto the roof and climbing over a perimeter fence.