Clovis man sentenced to 15 years in prison

A Clovis man who helped two Curry County inmates escape from the jail is sentenced to 15 years in prison.

34-year-old Abundio Valdez pleaded guilty to two counts of assisting escape and two counts of harboring or aiding a felon.

It was august 2008 when eight inmates escaped from the Curry County Jail.

Officials tell us Valdez transported two escapees to Friona.

One of those men, convicted child killer Edward Salas remains on the loose.