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Bledsoe Co. fugitive back in police custody

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BLEDSOE COUNTY, TN (WRCB) -

An inmate who escaped from a Bledsoe County Correctional Facility Sunday night is now back in Tennessee Department of Correction custody. 
 
32-year-old Jeffery Lynn Carter was captured Wednesday evening at  5:30 at a house in Madison, TN. 

READ MORE | Bledsoe escapee added to most wanted list

TDOC Agents along with the U.S. Marshal's Middle Tennessee Fugitive Task Force, Metropolitan Nashville Police, TBI, THP and the Bledsoe County Sheriff's Department combined efforts and resources to search for and subsequently capture Jeffrey Carter.

Carter was serving a 21-year prison sentence for convictions in Davidson County of aggravated robbery and attempted aggravated robbery.  His sentence was scheduled to expire in 2018.
 
Carter has been transported to the Riverbend Maximum Security Institution and could face an additional five years in prison.

Details of his escape are still under investigation at this time. Charges could be placed against possible accomplices.

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