Escaped inmate re-captured in Bell County

An escaped inmate from a Marion County prison is found in Bell County.

Middlesboro Police re-captured 33 year old George Wesley Upton this weekend.

Upton walked away from the Marion Adjustment Center on May 29th.

Police were on the lookout for Upton because he is from Middlesboro.

Upton was serving a ten year sentence at the Western Kentucky prison on charges of wanton endangerment towards a police officer and fleeing and evading.

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