Escaped Inmate Nabbed In Southwest Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities say they have captured an inmate who escaped from a southwest Ohio jail last week by tricking staff members and walking out.

The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office says 20-year-old Christopher Bowden was captured without incident Tuesday night at his sister’s Cincinnati apartment.

He’d been on the run and the subject of an intense manhunt since July 1 when he assumed the identity of another inmate and walked out. He’d been sentenced to 10 years in prison following a recent aggravated robbery conviction.

Deputies also arrested four people— including Bowden’s sister — and charged them with hiding Bowden, who now is facing escape charges.

Jail officials say they are reviewing policies and procedures that allowed Bowden to escape.



About the Author
Advertisment ad adsense adlogger