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Inmate jumps fence, but caught by guards

5 years ago Monday, January 25, 2010 2:39:52 PM CST January 25, 2010 Monday, January 25 2010 Jan 25, 2010 in News
Source: WBRZ

An inmate was captured after briefly escaping his cell Sunday at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola.

Roy McLaughlin was serving a life sentence for killing his wife in East Baton Rouge Parish.

He was recaptured by guards within 15 minutes of scaling a razor wire covered fence.

Tonight on News 2 at 6 p.m., Luke Margolis explains how McLaughlin was able to break free.

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