KSP: Escaped inmate found in Cleaton

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Pictured: Thomas Vaught. Kentucky State Police say 44-year-old Thomas Vaught of Central City went missing from the Muhlenberg County Agriculture Center around 9 o’clock Monday night. (Photo courtesy Muhlenberg County Detention Center)

GREENVILLE, Ky. (WEHT) – On Wednesday, Kentucky State Police said an escaped inmate was found by the Muhlenberg County Sheriff’s Department on Huehls Hill Street in Cleaton around 1 p.m.

Thomas Vaught, 44, was the escaped inmate who was found.

Authorities said they received a call stating Vaught had walked away from work release between 9:10 and 9:35 p.m. on Monday.

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(This story was originally published on October 9, 2019)

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