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Harrison County Sheriff’s office locates escaped inmate worker

Roy Lee Vaughn, 33, walked away from an assignment from the Harrison County Jail at 6:15 a.m....
Roy Lee Vaughn, 33, walked away from an assignment from the Harrison County Jail at 6:15 a.m. on the morning of Friday, Sept. 24.(HSCO | HSCO)
Published: Sep. 24, 2021 at 8:30 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 25, 2021 at 3:02 PM CDT
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HARRISON COUNTY, La. (KSLA) - Deputies with the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office say the inmate worker that escaped on Friday, Sept. 24 is back in police custody.

Roy Lee Vaughn, 33, walked away from an assignment from the Harrison County Jail at 6:15 a.m. on Friday morning.

While he was being escorted to the trash dumpster, he fled from the area where the trash containers are washed. He left on foot and ran Eastbound on Bowie Street. Roy Vaughn was last seen wearing a dark blue ‘hospital scrub’ style shirt and blue pants.

Lt. Jay Webb | Harrison County Sheriff’s office

Vaughn was captured at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25 by Harrison County K-9 units and deputies. He was arrested on an escape warrant at an address on East End Boulevard. He will now be charged with escape from custody and placed in general population of the jail.

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