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Inmate Who Escaped During Transfer Arrested In Tennessee

Posted at 5:31 AM, May 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-14 05:36:02-04

WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A woman who escaped police custody during a transfer has been located.

According to the Williamsburg Police Department, the unnamed prisoner was taken into custody by Knoxville police.

Officials posted to Facebook on Monday asking for the public’s help locating the inmate after she reportedly escaped near the I-75 visitor’s center just North of Jellico, Tenn., while being transferred from Georgia. 

Additional details are not known at this time.