Inmate recaptured Friday

Published 5:19 pm Friday, October 14, 2016

The inmate who escaped from the J.O. Davis Correctional Facility on Monday in Atmore has been captured, according to the Alabama Department of Corrections.

screen-shot-2016-10-10-at-10-51-34-pmPublic Relations Manager Bob Horton said Jerry Lynn Hilburn, 40, was recaptured at 4 p.m. today in Lincoln, four days after escaping.

“A public tip led U.S. Marshals to an address in Lincoln, where Hilburn was hiding in a storage shed located behind a resident’s home,” Horton said. “After a brief foot pursuit, Hilburn was apprehended and taken to the Talladega County Jail to await his return to the ADOC.”

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Hilburn was serving a 20-year sentence on a 2013 drug possession conviction out of Mobile County, according to the ADOC.

Hilburn will be charged for the escape.