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Escaped convict captured

Posted By on Thu, Nov 1, 2012 at 10:50 AM

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  • Curtis Reese Jr.

Authorities have captured Curtis Reese Jr., the convicted murderer who escaped from the Tucker Unit prison on Monday by hiding in an empty water tank atop an 18-wheeler. He was hiding in a cave north of Pangburn in Cleburne County, according to Fox 16's David Goins on Twitter.

Reese was convicted of two counts of first-degree murder in the 1997 deaths of Eric Ogden and Lance Kelloms and sentenced to 40 years.

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