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November 04, 2005
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South Carolina escapees captured at motel

The Associated Press

COLUMBIA, South Carolina- Two violent felons who escaped from a maximum-security prison by hiding on a trash truck were captured early Thursday afternoon, a State Law Enforcement Division official said.

Jimmy Causey, 35, a convicted kidnapper, and Johnny Brewer, 39, a convicted murderer, had been on the loose since Tuesday, when they escaped from the Broad River Correctional Institution in Columbia.

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They were apprehended at a motel along busy Interstate 95 in Ridgeland, about 125 miles south of Columbia, State Law Enforecment Division Chief Robert Stewart said.






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