Escaped MRRJ inmate captured in Texas

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VERONA, Va. (WHSV) — A Middle River Regional Jail inmate who disappeared earlier this month was taken into custody in Terrell, Texas, according to the facility.

Donald Franklin Estes Jr did not return from a work-release assignment in Hinton on February 1. He was serving a sentence for petit larceny.

The jail reported he was seen at one point in the Luray area.

No further details on Estes' capture were released as of early Saturday afternoon.