Southeast Missouri inmates recaptured after search

4 years 1 month 1 week ago Thursday, October 09 2014 Oct 9, 2014 Thursday, October 09, 2014 4:02:15 AM CDT October 09, 2014 in News
By: The Associated Press

FREDERICKTOWN (AP) - A sheriff in southeastern Missouri says two inmates have been recaptured after escaping from the county jail.

Madison County Sheriff Robert Spain says 22-year-old Matthew Carver and 18-year-old Tyler Stephens scaled a recreation yard fence at the jail a little after 1 p.m. on Wednesday. He says the men were found a few blocks away from the jail around 8 p.m.

It's unclear how the men were recaptured.

Carver has a first-degree robbery charge pending in St. Francois County. Stephens was previously incarcerated for felony stealing, tampering with a motor vehicle and burglary.

Spain says the men will face additional charges. It wasn't immediately clear if they have attorneys.

 

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