Deputies recapture prisoner who escaped custody at hospital

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GEORGETOWN COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - Georgetown County deputies say they have apprehended an inmate who escaped from a hospital Friday morning.

Vernon O’Brian Swails, 30, escaped custody while he was being treated at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital Friday morning, according to sheriff’s office spokesman Jason Lesley.

He was caught at approximately 11:30 a.m.

This is a developing story. Please check back for more updates as they become available.

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