DILLEY, Texas (AP) - Two escapees from the Briscoe Unit were
still on the run nearly a week after slipping through a cut fence.
Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokeswoman Michelle Lyons
says the search continued Monday for Jose Bustos-Diaz and Octavio
Visitors were barred over the weekend at the unit near Dilley,
about 75 miles from the border with Mexico.
The two Mexican nationals turned up missing April 6 after
apparently crawling through a ventilation fan in the prison's
furniture factory, where both worked.
Lopez, who was convicted in Hidalgo County, was serving 20 years
for aggravated kidnapping and 12 years for cocaine-related
convictions. Bustos-Diaz was serving 35 years for murder in Harris
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