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Kentucky Escaped Inmate Captured In Tennessee

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Posted at 2:53 PM, Oct 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-14 15:54:00-04

An inmate who escaped from Kentucky was captured in Tennessee.

Officials in Fulton County, Kentucky said 29-year-old Jerrell D. Kinney, of Hickman, Kentucky, escaped while in custody outside of the Fulton County Courthouse Friday afternoon.

Around 9 p.m. Friday, authorities with the Kentucky State Police received word he was possibly in Union City, Tennessee, and they requested assistance from the Union City Police Department to check a home located there.

Reports stated police found and arrested Kinney around 9:15 p.m. 

He was being held in Tennessee as he awaited extradition back to Kentucky.