Alcatraz Prison

By Ashlee & Drew

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Who are the key players of the mystery?

Frank Morris and Brothers John Anglin and Clarence Anglin

What is the mystery?

This unsolved mystery is about whether or not men actually escaped from Alcatraz and made it to shore or died on their journey.

Where It took place?

This escape happened on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay.

When did it take place?

This escape took place in june 1962.

Why is it mysterious?

This is mysterious because they never knew if the 3 prison had made it or die trying.

Fun Facts:

1.Some people believe that the prisoner died in there still haut the prison

2.The acting warden said they put dummy heads in their beds to fool prison officers making night-time inspections.

3. They dummies were made out of  soap and toil paper.

4. 36 men made a total of 14 escape attempts during Alcatraz’s history.

5.The prison closed in March 1963 after operations became too expensive to continue, and the Rock is now part of the National Parks System.

6. The prison had only be open for about 30 years.

7. Out of the 26 men were caught and 6 were killed.


In june 1962 three prisoner had escape from the Alcatraz prison. They were Frank Morris, John Anglin, and Clarence Anglin. Just so that the guard wouldn't see that they were gone they place dummies in there bed.


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