Recaptured: Inmate who escaped Alabama work center back in custody

Recaptured: Inmate who escaped Alabama work center back in custody
Alabama Inmate escapes Frank Lee Work Center (Source: Alabama Dept of Corrections)

ELMORE, Ala. (WAFF) - Authorities have recaptured for an inmate who escaped from Frank Lee Work Center around 2:00 Saturday afternoon.

Inmate Eric Lamar Nelms, Junior was sentenced April 13, 2019, on third-degree burglary charges in Lee County. He was sentenced to 36 months at the Frank Lee Youth Center in Elmore County.

According to the Alabama Department of Corrections Nelms was captured just before 6 p.m. Saturday night in Elmore County. We’re told Nelms surrendered to ADOC officials.

No word on additional charges he will face.

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