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UPDATE: Escaped Jail Inmate Recaptured In Union County

Posted at 11:15 AM, Feb 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-16 11:20:29-05

UNION COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police said Saturday that an inmate has been recaptured after having walked away earlier in the week from the Union County Detention Center.

Authorities say 40-year-old Jason Stangel went missing from the jail on Wednesday.

On Saturday, KSP Trooper Corey King said he had been recaptured.

Stangel had been granted work release and was out with a crew when he walked off.