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Inmate Who Escaped Lexington Prison Captured

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Kentucky Department of Corrections says an inmate who "walked away" from Blackburn Correctional Complex on Tuesday night has been captured.

Brandon Edwards, 30, escaped the minimum-security complex about 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, officials said.

Edwards was convicted in Breckenridge County on burglary and theft charges, and was serving a 10-year term.

Corrections officials said Wednesday that Edwards was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon.

He was being processed into Louisville Metro Corrections.

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