Quitman County escapee arrested in Fulton

Walter Lee Lewis | Photo: Mississippi Department of Corrections

Quitman County Community Work Center escapee Walter Lee Lewis has been found in Fulton.

Posted: Jun 28, 2019 4:14 PM
Updated: Jun 28, 2019 4:48 PM

FULTON, Miss. (WTVA) - Quitman County Community Work Center escapee Walter Lee Lewis has been found in Fulton.

Lewis, 31, was arrested Friday afternoon without incident, according to the Mississippi Department of Corrections.

Clarksdale Police Chief Sandra Williams said Lewis escaped from a job site Thursday afternoon.

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Lewis, 31, was convicted in February 2010 of conspiracy to commit a crime and malicious mischief in Lee County and received a 20-year sentence.

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