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Inmate captured after escape from the St. Francis County Jail

Paul McGee

ST. FRANCIS COUNTY, Ark. — The St. Francis County Sheriff’s Department has captured a man accused of escaping the jail on Christmas Eve.

Deputies said after placing Paul McGee on the Most Wanted list on Wednesday they received a tip as to his whereabouts early Thursday morning.

They located McGee on SFC 415, where he tried to escape once more. He was taken into custody and charged with escape.

It’s still unclear how he escaped custody.

At the time he was being held on forgery, criminal mischief, theft of property and residential burglary charges.

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