Escaped Decatur Work Release inmate recaptured in Texas
DECATUR, Ala. – The search for an escaped inmate in Decatur ended Tuesday in a small town in Texas.
The Alabama Department of Correction’s Investigations and Intelligence Division announced 40-year-old Michael Parker was recaptured in Refugio, Texas around midnight.
Parker escaped from Decatur Work Release Center on August 6 just before two in the morning.
Parker is serving a 17-year sentence for a robbery committed in Baldwin County.
He now faces additional charges for his escape.