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Wake Fugitive Captured In Virginia

Posted July 4, 2003 2:24 a.m. EDT

— Authorities in Virginia have captured a Wake County inmate who escaped in June.

The Chase City Police Department received a tip that

McKinley Jones

had been living a local hotel. Authorities captured Jones and he is currently in the Mecklenburg County, Va., Jail.

Jones, along with

Tarvis Weldon

, escaped on June 9 from the Wake Correctional Center. Weldon was recaptured a short time later.

Jones will be charged and brought back to North Carolina next week.