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Inmate jumps fence, but caught by guards

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Posted: Jan 25, 2010 4:39 PM by Luke Margolis
Updated: Jan 25, 2010 5:23 PM
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Topics: Roy McLaughlin, escape, Angola, Louisiana State Penitentiary, WBRZ, Luke Margolis, prison

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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