Escaped inmate from Ky. arrested in Tenn. - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Escaped inmate from Ky. arrested in Tenn.


LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- An inmate who escaped from a Kentucky jail has been arrested in Tennessee. Police say Nathan Pierce was found hiding in a shower of a home in Lafolette, Tenn., on Friday. They credit a tip for helping them find him.

Police in Scott County, Ky., had been looking for Pierce since July 4, when he escaped while painting a door that led out of the facility. Pierce is now awaiting extradition.

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