Local woman admits to helping convict plan escape

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by Dan Greenwald / KMOV.com

KMOV.com

Posted on April 4, 2014 at 3:51 PM

Updated Friday, Apr 4 at 10:26 PM

(KMOV.com) - A St. Charles County nurse has pleaded guilty to helping a convicted bank robber  plan his escape.

Sherry Ann Young pleaded guilty to charges of attempting to aid the escape of a prisoner and conspiracy.

Young could face15 years in prison for helping John Wesley Jones plan an escape from the St. Louis Justice Center in 2012. Jones and three others came away with $6.6 million after robbing ATM solutions in 2011.

Young, who met Wesley while Wesley was being held in St. Charles County Jail, conspired to give Jones a key and gun in order to assist him in an escape attempt.

Young will be sentenced May 16. 

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