“Maryland authorities say an inmate serving time for assault is dead after he walked away from a prison and allegedly said officials would have to kill him before he went back.”
Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Md-inmate-shot-after-walking-away-from-prison-3809692.php#ixzz24VSW6I2I
Another article with additional information: http://chestertownspy.com/2012/08/23/escaped-prisoner-shot-dead-near-church-hill/
Based on the second article, the facility was a pre-release facility, so he wasn’t exactly doing hard time. Makes you wonder what really happened.