NASHVILLE (WTVA) - The U.S. Marshals Service has captured an inmate who escaped from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.
Law enforcement officers captured Arthur Lestrick in a wooded area behind a hotel in Nashville, Tennessee, the Marshals Service confirmed to WTVA Tuesday afternoon.
Mugshot of Arthur Lestrick shown on MDOC's website as of July 7, 2020.
Corrections officers at Parchman discovered Lestrick, 40, missing from Unit 28 early Sunday morning.
Lestrick is serving a life sentence for capital murder in Copiah County.
Edited to clarified Lestrick was captured in a wooded area behind the hotel.