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Escaped inmate in Jackson, Tennessee, has been captured

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office said Jacob Oliver walked away from a litter crew about 10:00 a.m. Tuesday.
Credit: Jackson, TN, Police Department
Jacob Oliver

JACKSON, Tenn. — UPDATED: Law enforcement in Jackson, Tennessee, say an escaped inmate has been captured.

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office said Jacob Oliver walked away from a litter crew about 10:00 a.m. Tuesday morning in the Lester’s Chapel and Old Pinson Road area.

Investigators said Oliver is serving on misdemeanor charges.

Jackson Police announced Oliver had been caught a short time later. They did not say where he was caught.