State police re-capture escaped Paducah inmate

GRAVES COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) — State Police say they have arrested an escaped inmate who escaped from Paducah on Friday.

Police say 43-year-old William Jones, of Lexington, escaped after leaving his work detail in Paducah on Friday.

They say he ran and got into a car, which drove off.

Police say Jones was caught in Graves County.

He was originally serving a sentence for drug trafficking and assaulting a corrections officer.

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