Escaped inmate captured in Texas

Edward Copeland (Source: Dyer County sheriff)
Edward Copeland (Source: Dyer County sheriff)

(WMC) - The inmate who escaped from Dyer County Jail last week was captured Thursday night in Millford, Texas.

Edward Copeland was being held at the jail on a burglary charge when he shoved a corrections officer and ran out the door.

According to the Dyer County sheriff, Copeland will be extradited to Tenn.

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