Tennessee fugitives appear in Franklin County court
The husband-and-wife fugitives caught in Columbus Wednesday night will be spending at least another month in Ohio. Jennifer and George Hyatte have decided to fight extradition to Tennessee, where they are charged with murder.
Franklin County Common Pleas Judge Jennifer Brunner has ordered them jailed without bond. The couple surrendered Wednesday at the Columbus motel where they'd been taken by a Kentucky cabdriver, who tipped off police. Authorities had been trailing the couple since Tuesday, when police say Jennifer Hyatte helped her husband escape from prison by ambushing two guards outside a Tennessee courthouse. One of the guards was shot to death.