2 Alcorn Co. inmates captured near jail

June 23, 2014 10:25:14 AM

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CORINTH -- Alcorn County investigators said they have captured two inmates who escaped from the county jail on Sunday. 

 

Chief of Security Roger Settlemires tells WTVA TV two inmates escaped around 2:40 p.m. 

 

Settlemires says the first inmate was back in jail within an hour and the other inmate was captured about six miles southeast of the jail at 8:20 p.m. 

 

Settlemires has not released the names of the inmates or how they escaped.