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

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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