Jasper Escapee Caught

By: Jeff Shepard
By: Jeff Shepard

A Jasper County jail escapee was captured Wednesday morning in Lauderdale County.

Paul Kelly Brown, Jr., allegedly stole a truck belonging to Jasper County and fled to Lauderdale sometime Tuesday.

The truck was found wrecked on Camp Binachi Road around 4:00 Wednesday morning.

"Later in the morning at approximately 8:00 a.m., at a residence on Grantham Road, which is in the Southeast part of Lauderdale County, Paul Kelly Brown, Jr., and a Kevin Fuller were located in a residence on Grantham Road," said Maj. Ward Calhoun of the Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department.

Brown is now in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections in Rankin County.

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