MacGyver: Seven Years For Inmate Who Fell Through Ceiling During Daring Escape

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ONLY ON 19 ACTION NEWS: CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A thug just got hit with hard time for falling through a ceiling - at a jail! 

The guy escaped from jail - falling through the ceiling. Now he'll be locked up in prison for more than seven years.

It happened last winter at the Cleveland City Jail. Dontelle Brown found a door unlocked in the jail, climbed into the ceiling, fell through, assaulted a cop and fled.

Brown pleaded guilty to escape, assault on a police officer cop plus theft and ID fraud.

Judge Brendan Sheehan sent him to prison for seven and a half years.

Meantime, the escape led to some internal discipline among jailers.

And things could get even worse for Brown. A grand jury is considering charges in another case. We don't know what because that's behind closed doors until charges are filed.

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