Millington prison escapee captured in Manchester, Tenn.

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Updated: Jun. 16, 2021 at 6:29 PM CDT
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MANCHESTER, Tenn. (WMC) - A Millington prison escapee was captured Wednesday afternoon in Manchester, Tennessee.

Cecil Haggins, 33, of McMinnnville, Tennessee was was serving a 120-month sentence for possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine mixture and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking offense.

According to the U.S. Marshal Service, Haggins and his girlfriend were taken into custody at a hotel in Manchester and are being held at the Coffee County Jail. They are expected to face federal charges related to the escape.

Bureau of Prison staff conducted a special count June 14 and determined that Haggins was missing from the Federal Correctional Institution-Memphis, Federal Prison Camp in Millington.

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