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Work Release Escapee Caught

Reported by: Send eMail Kallie Cart
Web Producer: Heath Harrison
Reported: Nov. 13, 2013 8:10 PM EST
Updated: Nov. 13, 2013 11:12 PM EST

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Escapee Caught
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Glasgow , Kanawha County , West Virginia

A work release escapee on the run for about a month is finally back in custody.

The Kanawha County Sheriff's Office team arrested Kevin Burford Wednesday.

Acting on a tip, they said they found him hiding out in a home on Third Avenue in Glasgow. Deputies said Burford was still wearing his Department of Corrections T-shirt when they brought him in. He had failed to return to the Beckley Correctional Center in October.

He is charged with escape from custody.



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