• Escaped SC inmate captured in Anderson Co.

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    ANDERSON COUNTY, S.C. - Investigators in South Carolina have an escaped inmate back in custody.

    Andrew McElrath escaped from a medium-security prison in Sumter County earlier this week.

    McElrath was captured Tuesday afternoon in Anderson County, where he is from.

    He was serving a 15-month sentence for unauthorized use of a vehicle.

    Investigators still don’t know how he escaped.


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