Orange County jail escapee faces judge on attempted murder charge

Bac Tien Duong, 43, who escaped the Orange County Central Men's Jail on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, and later turned himself in.

One of three inmates who escaped an Orange County jail was expected to face a judge on Monday for a preliminary hearing on previous charges.

Bac Tien Duong was scheduled to be in court at 8:30 a.m. for the alleged crimes, including attempted murder and assault with a firearm.

The 43-year-old spent a week on the run after breaking out of the Orange County Central Men's Jail on Jan. 22 and then turning himself in.

A cab driver who said he was held captive by Duong and two other escapees credits the inmate with saving his life.
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