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Escaped Muhlenberg Co. inmate in custody

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Jesse A. Neal, 26. (Source: Kentucky State Police) Jesse A. Neal, 26. (Source: Kentucky State Police)
MUHLENBERG CO., KY (WFIE) -

Kentucky State Police say the inmate who escaped while on work release in Muhlenberg County has been caught. 

Authorities say 26-year-old Jesse A. Neal was taken into custody by the Central City Police Department around 6:15 p.m. Friday.

Troopers say Neal walked away from a work detail on the afternoon of September 7 in the area of Dean Road at the Muhlenberg County Road Department.

He was being held on drug possession charges.

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