VIDEO: 3 inmates documented 2016 Orange County jail escape

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Video has been released of a 2016 jailbreak in Orange County. The video was shot by three inmates as they made the daring escape. (KABC)

Video has been released of a 2016 jailbreak in Orange County that led to a massive eight-day manhunt. The video was shot by three inmates as they made the daring escape.

The video was provided Wednesday by an attorney connected to the case.

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Bac Duong, Hossein Nayeri and Jonathan Tieu documented their every move on a contraband cellphone as they broke out of the maximum-security dorm room at the Orange County Central Men's Jail in January of last year.

In the video, you can see one of the men disappear through a vent and give a thumbs up to the camera. The trio crawls through shafts within the walls of the jail and then makes it to the roof.

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You can also see the inmates taking tourist-like photos with the taxi driver they're charged with kidnapping, and who drove all three inmates to Santa Cruz.

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Duong, Tieu and Nayeri led authorities on an eight-day manhunt before being captured.

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