- Three inmates who escaped Sunday night from the minimum-security unit
at Morrison Correctional Institution were captured today within five
miles of the prison.
Shepard, Christopher Tadlock and Jeffrey Winstead scaled a fence and
left the prison before 11 p.m. Sunday.
morning, a citizen's tip led sheriff's deputies and corrections officers
to a home on Millbrook Road in RichmondCounty
where the three escaped inmates had stopped and asked to use the
were arrested without incident at approximately 10:45 a.m.
North Carolina Department of
Correction Public Information Office 4202 Mail
Service Center Raleigh NC 27699-4202 Phone
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