Man sent to prison for Chester burglary escapes pre-release facility

Inmate escapes while taking out trash, recaptured after getting stuck in mud

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — A man sent to prison for a burglary in Chester escaped from a pre-release center in Spartanburg, said officials with the South Carolina Department of Corrections.

Shane Adams, 39, has since been recaptured, officials said.

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He was sentenced to 15 years for the first-degree burglary charge.

He had been at the minimum security facility since May 24, which lets prisoners get a GED and work training before they are released.

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