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Inmate captured after stealing car, escaping Wateree River Correctional

Brandon Williams Jones was captured after escaping Wateree River Correctional Monday morning (SCDC) Brandon Williams Jones was captured after escaping Wateree River Correctional Monday morning (SCDC)
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An inmate was apprehended after stealing a car and escaping Wateree River Correctional Institution in Rembert, SC on Monday.

Brandon Williams Jones, 24, escaped from the prison around 2:18 a.m., according to South Carolina Department of Corrections. He was then apprehended by Florence County Sheriff's Department at 3:50 a.m., SCDC officials said. 

According to Jeffrey Taillon with SCDC, Jones stole a vehicle during the escape from the 8,000-acre, medium security facility. The vehicle has since been recovered.

Jones had originally been convicted of grand larceny and burglary.

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