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Hazard Police arrest escaped inmate in Perry County

(Photo: Kentucky River Regional Jail)
(Photo: Kentucky River Regional Jail)(Kentucky River Regional Jail)
Updated: May. 13, 2021 at 9:16 AM EDT
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HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Kentucky River Regional Jail Officials tell WYMT that escaped Perry County inmate Jody Eversole was arrested by the Hazard Police Department on Thursday.

Officials with the Kentucky River Regional Jail told WYMT Jody Eversole, 35, was being treated at Hazard ARH for an infection around 2:20 a.m. on May 13th when he overpowered a deputy from the jail and escaped.

Hazard Police were conducting a traffic stop on a car Eversole was a passenger in. He gave officers a false name and birthday before an investigation confirmed his identity.

Police arrested Eversole and returned him to Kentucky River Regional Jail

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