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Prison escapee is re-captured

The manhunt for a Kentucky prison escapee comes to a close.

Police captured 32-year-old Christopher Eric Claxton in La Grange around 8:30am.

Officials say he overpowered a female guard at Baptist Hospital Northeast, took a gun, and ran off.

Claxton is serving 20 years for several violent home invasions in Pulaski County.


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