"I was only outside in the hallway anyway, making a few calls and arranging witnesses. He would have had to come past me."
If the gentleman in question is found guilty of the crime with which he is accused, here's hoping his cellmates don't hear how he missed a golden opportunity to head for the hills. Or perhaps Southland chaps accused of murder are by nature a particularly law-abiding bunch.
- Southland Times, 4 April 2007