Escaped inmate recaptured after hopping back fence of work release program Monday
PORT ALLEN - An inmate out on work release reportedly hopped a fence and escaped from the West Baton Rouge Jail on Monday night before being recaptured a day and a half later.
Keandre Sheppard, 22, was out on work release when he hopped a fence and escaped from the Work Release Center, according to West Baton Rouge Sheriff Mike Cazes.
Sheppard was previously arrested in 2018 on armed robbery and attempted murder charges.
He was recaptured in East Baton Rouge Wednesday morning, according to the U.S. Marshals Middle Louisiana Fugitive Task Force.
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