DAHLONEGA, GA (AP) - Authorities have recaptured a north Georgia jail inmate who they say escaped by removing a toilet from a cell wall.
Lumpkin County sheriff's Lt. Wesley Burnett said Larry Lavaughan Farmer was apprehended late Wednesday. Burnett tells The Times of Gainesville (http://bit.ly/1dQA5TE) that Farmer was captured just before 11 p.m., but was unable to provide further details.
Authorities say Farmer was one of two inmates who escaped Tuesday after a toilet was ripped from the wall of a cell at the Lumpkin County Detention Center. Sheriff's officials say the pair got through the hole left by the toilet, went to a mechanical area, broke a window and climbed outside.
Authorities say the other inmate, William Jeffrey Harris, turned himself in after he was injured trying to scale razor and barbed wire fences.
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