UPDATE: Third and Final Escaped Inmate Captured by Authorities

DECATUR, Ala. – Alabama Department of Corrections officials report the recapture of state inmate James Brent Brown who was one of three inmates who escaped from the Decatur Work Release Center on Monday.
Brown was taken into custody at approximatley 3 p.m. Wednesday in Faulkville.

DECATUR, AL (WKRG) — Two of three inmates who escaped from the Decatur Work Release Center on Monday have been recaptured.

Department of Corrections agents apprehended Jonathan Keith Kennedy and Michael Ray Morrison at approximately 1 p.m. on Tuesday near Hospitality Park in Decatur. Kennedy and Morrison were taken into custody without incident.

A search continues for a third inmate who escaped from the work release center along with Kennedy and Morrison. James Brent Brown, 45, remains at large. Brown was serving a life sentence on a 1997 manslaughter conviction in Morgan County. He would have been eligible for parole in December 2018.

Decatur police, county and state law enforcement, and the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force is assisting ADOC in Brown’s recapture.

 


ORIGINAL REPORT — Three escaped inmates are on the run this morning.

The men escaped from the Decatur Work Release Center, in Morgan County, Monday night.

James Brown is serving a 99 year sentence for Manslaughter.

Michael Morrison is serving a 20 year sentence for Burglary.

Jonathan Kennedy is serving a 20 year sentence for Fraud.

If you know where any of these men are, contact the Alabama Department of Corrections or your local authorities.

 

 

 

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