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.