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Inmate who escaped from southeast Oklahoma prison captured

 


McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — A 39-year-old state prison inmate is back in custody after escaping from a minimum-security correctional center in southeastern Oklahoma.

The Oklahoma Department of Corrections says Christopher Jacobs was apprehended Saturday night after walking away from the Jackie Brannon Correctional Center in McAlester.

Officials say Jacobs was discovered missing around 10 a.m. Saturday. Other inmates told investigators that Jacobs had walked away from the unfenced prison and got into a vehicle that then left the area.

Jacobs was serving a five-year prison sentence out of Pitts...



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