COAL TOWNSHIP — The man who allegedly admitted to police he shot and killed three people earlier this year in Snydertown has been charged with planning an escape from the Northumberland County Jail.

Matthew Joseph Reed, 23, sent a letter to his father while incarcerated asking him to assist in an escape while being transported to a court hearing, police said.

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