Escaped Hopkinsville inmate captured in North Carolina


CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (WKRN) – An inmate who escaped from a Hopkinsville jail Saturday was captured in North Carolina.

Edward Prease escaped from the  Christian County Detention Center in Hopkinsville just before 7 p.m. Saturday.

Prease was taken into custody in Charlotte on Tuesday.

He was being held on charges of vehicle theft and fleeing or evading police.

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