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UPDATE: Escaped Inmate Recaptured In Western Kentucky

Posted at 11:16 AM, Feb 03, 2019

FREDONIA, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police said Sunday morning that an inmate who escaped a western Kentucky prison has been taken back into custody.

Officials said a tip from the public lead them to find 25-year-old Aaron Alexander Davis of Paris around 9:15 a.m. in a Caldwell County field. Authorities said Davis was charged with second-degree escape.

Kentucky State Police are searching for an inmate who escaped a western Kentucky prison early Sunday morning.

Police said Davis was reported missing from West Kentucky Correctional Complex in Lyon County just after 6 a.m.

Davis was serving time for burglary and weapons charges.

Officials are asking anyone with information about the case to call KSP at 270-856-3721 or anonymously at 800-222-5555.