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SC inmate captured at mom's house on Mother's Day

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - An inmate who escaped a South Carolina prison was recaptured on Mother's Day, at mom's house.

The State reported that 26-year-old Dustin Fleming escaped from the Campbell Pre-Release Center in Columbia early Sunday.

State prison officials say Fleming was found six hours later, at his mother's house in Lexington County.

Prison spokesman Josh Gelinas says he didn't know if the Mother's Day holiday prompted Fleming to leave the minimum security prison.

Corrections Department officials said earlier this month there would be no prison visits by anyone on Mother's Day, or any other day, to prevent the spread of swine flu.

Fleming was serving a 20-year sentence for burglary in Lexington County. He could get up to an additional 15 years if convicted of escape.

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