State police announced Cavalcante's capture on social media around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, as the search entered its 14th day. A news conference announcing details is planned for 9:30 a.m.
Danelo Cavalcante escaped from Chester County Prison nearly two weeks ago. Authorities believe he is armed and likely still in South Coventry Township.
According to state police, Danelo Cavalcante stole a van, drove to the Phoenixville area, and attempted to contact two former co-workers over the weekend.
According to state police, escaped murderer Danelo Cavalcante was spotted overnight Sunday, about 13 miles from where he was last seen in Chester County.
Heather Boyd won her Delaware County special election for the 163rd House District. Her victory allows Democrats to keep their 102-101 majority in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
In a surprising twist, Rep. Mark Rozzi resigns as speaker and voices his support for Rep. Joanna McClinton who is elected to the position by the new Democratic majority.
A suspect in the killings of four University of Idaho students was arrested in Monroe County on a first degree murder warrant.
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