By Tonya Peters, Backgate Website
He disarmed and handcuffed two officers. Comeaux spend several days free as he attempted to elude law enforcement and prison officials in the Houston area until his arrest by Houston Police Officers and Federal Marshals. Comeaux was serving a sentence of life in prison for a 1998
aggravated sexual assault conviction in Brazos County, northwest of
He was given two extra life sentences after being
convicted of stabbing his wife and another person in 1999 while she
visited him in prison. Both survived the attack. He also received more prison time for the escape. The Comeaux ordeal brought about changes in the way the TDCJ transported inmates and general security issues.