FBI Top 10 most-wanted murderer and Folsom escapee captured in Grass Valley
October 24, 2012
After a dramatic chase through Grass Valley Wednesday morning, Nevada County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man they believe to be a convicted murderer who has been on the run since he escaped from Folsom Prison 25 years ago.
Glen Stewart Godwin was added to the FBI’s top 10 most-wanted listed in 1996, nine years after he escaped from prison. He had been serving a sentence of 26 years to life at the time.
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