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Crime Mississippi inmate who escaped troubled prison is captured in Tennessee

20:01  07 january  2020
20:01  07 january  2020 Source:   msn.com

An inmate in South Carolina was just captured 40 years after he escaped from a work crew

  An inmate in South Carolina was just captured 40 years after he escaped from a work crew An inmate who escaped from a South Carolina Department of Corrections work crew in 1979 was captured in Delaware on New Year's Day, according to the department. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Jose Chico Romero, 64, had been living under an assumed name when he was arrested December 28 after showing Dover police a fake ID, according to Chrysti Shain, director of communications for the South Carolina Department of Corrections.

The second of two inmates who escaped a troubled Mississippi prison where three others were killed last week has been taken into custody in Tennessee.

FILE - In this July 21, 2010, photograph, employees leave the front gate of the Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman, Miss. Another Mississippi inmate died at the hands of a fellow inmate, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, this time, at the penitentiary, bringing the death toll to four amid disturbances over the past week in the state prison system. The violence comes even as a federal judge, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, rejected claims that conditions in one Mississippi prison are unconstitutionally harsh. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)© Provided by Associated Press FILE - In this July 21, 2010, photograph, employees leave the front gate of the Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman, Miss. Another Mississippi inmate died at the hands of a fellow inmate, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, this time, at the penitentiary, bringing the death toll to four amid disturbances over the past week in the state prison system. The violence comes even as a federal judge, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, rejected claims that conditions in one Mississippi prison are unconstitutionally harsh. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

Inmate who escaped in South Carolina 40 years ago arrested in Delaware

  Inmate who escaped in South Carolina 40 years ago arrested in Delaware Jose Romero gave an assumed name but his fingerprints came back as that of the escaped inmate, police said.

Dillion Williams, who vanished from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman early Saturday, was arrested Monday in a wooded area near Rossville, about 100 miles away and just across the state’s northern border.

“Teamwork at its finest!” the Tennessee Department of Correction posted on Twitter alongside an image of the 27-year-old being detained by an officer.

Williams had been serving a 40-year sentence for residential burglary and aggravated assault.

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The other inmate who busted out of the prison with Williams, David May, was arrested early Sunday after police found the pickup truck they are alleged to have used in their escape.

Two inmates were stabbed to death at Parchman last week and another was found dead in his jail cell in a series of killings that Mississippi’s outgoing prisons chief says is linked to gang disputes.

Inmate Escapes From Georgia Transitional Center: Police .
The Georgia Department of Corrections alerted the public Wednesday that a felon escaped and to be on the lookout.Anyone who sees him is asked not to approach and call 911.

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