Associated Press Published

Escaped Beckley Inmate Captured


An inmate who escaped from the Beckley Correctional Center is back behind bars.
The Division of Corrections tells media outlets that 31-year-old Thomas C. Means is facing a felony escape charge.
The division didn’t provide details about Means’ escape or capture. He was discovered missing Friday morning during a head count.
Means was serving a one- to 15-year sentence for a burglary by breaking and entering conviction in Kanawha County.