Colbert Co. authorities locate escaped jail inmate

Holly Shempert (Source: Colbert County Sheriff's Office)
Holly Shempert (Source: Colbert County Sheriff's Office)

TUSCUMBIA, AL (WAFF) - Authorities in Colbert County say they have located an inmate who walked out of the Tuscumbia Police Department earlier Wednesday.

Inmate Holly Shempert was being housed at the police department for a violation of the Community Corrections Act, according to investigators. The sheriff's office was notified Shempert had walked away and could not be found.

Shempert was re-captured late Wednesday night. Investigators said she was found walking down County Line Road by deputies around 9:45 p.m.

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