Orange County jail escapee faces judge on attempted murder charge

SANTA ANA, Calif. (KABC) -- 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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