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Duquesne Man Sentenced to 18 Months for Escape from Renewal Reentry Center

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH - A former resident of Duquesne, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 18 months’ imprisonment followed by two years’ supervised release on his conviction of escape from custody, Acting United States Attorney Troy Rivetti announced today.

Senior United States District Judge David S. Cercone imposed the sentence on Keenan Williams, age 25.

According to information presented to the court, on Sept. 26, 2022, the defendant escaped from the Renewal, Inc. Residential Reentry Center, where he had been confined pursuant to a judgment and commitment order of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Williams was arrested by the Monroeville Police Department on Oct. 4, 2022.

Assistant United States Attorney Heidi M. Grogan prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

Acting United States Attorney Rivetti commended the United States Marshals Service for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Williams.

Updated April 20, 2023