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Escaped Yazoo County inmate caught in Jackson

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Eric Williams, Courtesy of Yazoo County Regional Correctional Facility Eric Williams, Courtesy of Yazoo County Regional Correctional Facility
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

An escaped Yazoo County inmate is back behind bars, after being captured in a west Jackson home.

Acting on a tip, Yazoo County Sheriff Jacob Sheriff says Eric Williams, 24, was found in the loft of a Lindsey Street home about 12:45 Saturday afternoon. 

Williams has been on the run since February 22nd.

It has not been released exactly how he fled the jail.

Sheriff says Jackson police assisted Yazoo County deputies in capturing Williams.

Investigators tell WLBT he has escaped from custody before.

Williams will now face a felony escape charge.

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