Glens Falls, N.Y. – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) issued the following statement after the conclusion of the manhunt to find Richard Matt and David Sweat:

“Our North Country community can sleep safer knowing these two killers are no longer at large,” said Congresswoman Stefanik. “I thank the law enforcement officials involved for their diligence and our local communities for providing their support. Going forward, we must find answers as to how this prison break occurred and do what is needed to stop this from ever happening again.”