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Escaped north Alabama inmate captured in southern Tennessee



DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama inmate has been captured in Tennessee about five hours after authorities say he escaped from custody. Prison officials say 38-year-old Michael Kimbrough was arrested Tuesday night in Fayetteville, Tennessee. 

He'd escaped earlier in the day from a community-based corrections center in the north Alabama city of Decatur, located about 55 miles away. A statement from the prison system doesn't say how Kimbrough made it from Alabama to Tennessee, where he surrendered to police.

Kimbrough was serving a 25-year sentence for a robbery in Morgan County.

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