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UPDATE: Last of 12 escaped inmates from Walker County recaptured

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JASPER, Ala. – The last of 12 inmates who escaped from the Walker County Jail is back in custody.  The Walker County Sheriff’s Office released the information on its Facebook page around 6:40 p.m.  Tuesday.  Brady Andrew Kilpatrick was recaptured Tuesday evening.

According to authorites, Kilpatrick was taken down by a team of law enforcement at a home in Martin County, Florida just after 7 p.m. tonight.

“Kilpatrick was the last of a dozen escaped prisoners to be captured, and the only one to make it out of the Walker County Alabama area. His mistake, was coming to Martin County. Kilpatrick had no idea that a team of law enforcement was surrounding the community where he was trying to hide out, wrote the Martin County Sheriff’s Office in a Facebook post.

Kilpatrick was the last of a dozen escaped prisoners to be captured, and the only one to make it out of the Walker County Alabama area. His mistake, was coming to Martin County. Kilpatrick had no idea that a team of law enforcement was surrounding the community where he was trying to hide out.

During a news conference on Monday, Walker County Sheriff James Underwood said that the inmates tricked a young jailer into opening a door to the outside by using peanut butter to cover a door number.

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Authorities confirm 12 inmates escaped Sunday evening.

The Walker County Sheriff’s Office posted to its Facebook page that a $500 dollar reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the escapees.

The inmate that eluded law enforcement until August 1, was:

  • Brady Andrew Kilpatrick, age 24 of Cordova (in jail for Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of Marijuana 2nd)

Brady Andrew Kilpatrick (Image: Walker County Sheriff’s Office)