UPDATE: Escaped Inmate turns himself in to Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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DECATUR, Ala. – An inmate who failed to return after attending a funeral in Decatur is now in custody.

Sheriff Ana Franklin says that Wendell Dewayne Thompson has been arrested on a felony escape charge and will have no bond.

Thompson failed to return after being released to family to attend a funeral at the Sharpley Funeral Homer on Saturday.

Authorities say he was originally incarcerated for violation of Drug Court conditions.


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