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Attempted murder suspect recaptured after overnight search

5 years 7 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, October 31 2018 Oct 31, 2018 October 31, 2018 7:41 PM October 31, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Authorities have captured a man who escaped a multi-agency facility in Baton Rouge Halloween night.

Police said that 35-year-old Steven Corbitt was captured in the Baton Rouge area around 7:30 a.m. Thursday. 

Corbitt, who was in the custody of BRPD, escaped from the Violent Crimes Unit in Baton Rouge Wednesday evening. The specialized facility, located on Independence Boulevard near the OMV, is where area law enforcement agencies often take subjects believed to be tied to crimes.

Sources said Corbitt was able to walk out of the facility without the consent of officers. Before his escape, Corbitt's charges include attempted second-degree murder, illegal use of a weapon, and aggravated assault with a firearm. Now that he has been recaptured, authorities say additional charges will be added. 

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