UPDATE: Inmate who escaped Alabama prison is captured in Kentucky
UPDATE: MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Officials say an inmate serving a life sentence has been captured after escaping earlier this week from an Alabama prison.
A statement by the Alabama Department of Corrections said 30-year-old Corey Aris Davis surrendered early Saturday in Kentucky. The surrender took place without violence.
Davis was serving a life sentence for human trafficking when he escaped from the St. Clair Correctional Facility in Springville on Wednesday.
Investigators said earlier that he escaped by hiding inside a trailer used to haul furniture.
Davis was sentenced to life in prison in 2017 for two charges of human trafficking in Lauderdale County, records show.
Court document shows Davis had faced charges of sexual torture, rape, sodomy, kidnapping and burglary, but he agreed to plead guilty to human trafficking.
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PREVIOUS STORY: The Alabama Department Of Corrections is working with state and federal law enforcement agencies and the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force to search for
an escaped inmate from the St. Clair Correctional Facility in Springville, Alabama.
Officials say Corey Aris Davis escaped from the facility on Wednesday.
Law enforcement asked the public not to approach Davis but instead contact their local law enforcement or the Alabama Department of Corrections at
1-800-831-8825 with information that could lead to his recapture.