DECATUR, Ala. (WAFF) - In Morgan County, one man almost escaped the jail this week.
Deputies say they thwarted the escape after finding “multiple points of communication” detailing a plan.
Deputies say the inmate tried to have someone at the courthouse ready to help him escape during a hearing.
In October, John Gillespie became the first person ever to escape the Morgan County jail. Jailers and deputies responded by tightening security measures.