SC Escaped kidnapper captured

UPDATE: SOUTH CAROLINA (WJBF) –  The manhunt is over for the escaped inmate, Jimmy Causey.

According to the South Carolina Department of Corrections, Causey was captured Friday morning at 3:05 am by the Texas Department of Public Safety.

The 46-year-old inmate had been on the run since escaping from the Lieber Correctional Institute on Wednesday, July 5.

This will be the second time Causey has escaped from prison.


UPDATE: SOUTH CAROLINA (WJBF) – According to the Twitter page of the South Carolina Department of Corrections, 46-year-old escaped inmate Jimmy Causey has been captured.

As of now, details as to where Causey was found has not yet been released, but WJBF NewsChannel 6 will have more as the story develops.


SOUTH CAROLINA (WSPA) – A man serving life for a kidnapping in Richland Co. has escaped from a maximum security prison in Dorchester Co.

SC Department of Corrections say it happened at the Lieber Correctional Institute in Ridgeville, SC.

Jimmy Causey, 46, escaped around 1:55 p.m. on July 5.

The release from the SC DOC says the Lieber Correctional Institute is a maximum level security facility. Officials offered no details about how Causey escaped the facility in the release.

Investigators are looking for Causey and say there is a reward.  Anyone with information is asked to call (877) 349-2130.

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