Posted 3 years ago
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Eric James was captured in Omaha, Nebraska around 5:30 p.m. Friday.
A Nissan Altima stolen during the escape was also recovered.
We will update this story as more information is released.
Late last night, the third escaped inmate was apprehended in Russell, Kansas.
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Santos Carrera-Morales, who was serving prison time for two murders in Sedgwick County, was arrested in Russell, Kansas around 11:38 pm Thursday.
The police chief in the western Kansas town of Russell says a convicted murderer hitched a ride to a convenience store in the town, where he was arrested after escaping from a county jail.
Police Chief Jon Quinday told The Associated Press on Friday that escaped inmate Santos Carrera-Morales was taken into custody late Thursday by two police officers without incident at a store off of Interstate 70.