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Escaped Decatur work release inmate captured in TX

Michael Parker (Source: Alabama Department of Corrections) Michael Parker (Source: Alabama Department of Corrections)
DECATUR, AL (WAFF) -

The manhunt is over for the inmate who escaped the Decatur Work Release Center on Sunday.

The Alabama Department of Corrections confirms 40-year-old Michael Parker was arrested at a traffic stop in Refugio, Texas at about midnight.

Parker was serving serving a 17-year sentence on a 2011 conviction for first-degree robbery in Baldwin County.

He now faces charges for the escape.

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