TUCUMCARI -- An Arizona escapee will spend the rest of his life in a federal prison because of crimes that happened in Tucumcari.
John Charles McCluskey was sentenced yesterday for a 2010 crime spree following his escape from an Arizona prison.
McCluskey was indicted on 20 separate counts including the carjacking and murder of an Oklahoma couple near Tucumcari, New Mexico.
The jury was considering the death penalty but was unable to reach a unanimous decision.
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