BOSTON (CBS) – 42-year-old Robert Vick was serving time at a maximum security facility in Lexington, Kentucky when he came up with a brilliant idea to escape – and it worked.

The only problem was that the temperature outside was sub-zero, and it got so cold for Vick that he walked to a nearby motel and told the clerk to call the police.

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He could no longer go forward with escape plan because it was just too darn frigid, so he was brought back to prison.

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On tonight’s edition of Keefer Madness, we try to answer the age old question: How cold is it? Is it so cold that a prisoner facing freedom willingly turns himself in?

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