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Hunt continues for convicted killer on the run after Auckland hospital escape

Police are still on the hunt for a convicted killer who escaped custody while at an Auckland hospital on Friday.

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Katrina Epiha, 22, escaped police custody at Middlemore Hospital on September 11. Source: Breakfast

Katrina Epiha, 22, was sentenced to life in prison last year after stabbing a woman to death at a Christchurch party in 2017.

She was last seen running towards Gray Avenue in Māngere early Friday morning after escaping from police at Middlemore Hospital.

Police have warned Epiha is dangerous and should not be approached.