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Alabama inmate escapee captured in Tennessee

Ryan Edward Wilson (Source: Alabama Department of Corrections) Ryan Edward Wilson (Source: Alabama Department of Corrections)
(WAFF) -

A state inmate who escaped from the Loxley Work Release Center in Baldwin County has been captured in Tennessee. 

Ryan Edward Wilson, 29, surrendered without incident on Thursday after a tip led U.S. Marshals to an address near Newport, Tennessee. Wilson was taken to the Cooke County Jail, where he awaits extradition back to Alabama.

Wilson, who was serving for a theft conviction in Jackson County, walked off his Mobile work release detail in April. 

Another inmate, 38-year-old Bobby Lee Taylor, escaped with Wilson, but was recaptured in Deatsville on May 1.
 

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