Inmate captured after walking off job site in Florence, according to corrections officials

Inmate captured after walking off job site in Florence, according to corrections officials
James Russell (Source: SC Dept of Corrections)

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) – An inmate at a Florence prison who escaped from a job site has been apprehended, officials said.

According to a tweet from the South Carolina Department of Corrections shortly after 12 a.m. Tuesday, Palmer Pre-Release Center inmate James Lash Russell escaped from the site.

Roughly an hour later, a tweet announced Russell had been apprehended.

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