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UPDATE: Inmate who escaped Beckley Correctional Center captured

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BECKLEY (WVVA) - Michael Lee Morrison, who escaped from the Beckley Correctional Center after failing to return from work release earlier this week has been apprehended.

Morrison was taken into custody Friday. No further details on his capture were released.

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BECKLEY (WVVA) – An inmate has escaped from the Beckley Correctional Center after failing to return from work release.

29-year-old Michael Lee Morrison is who authorities are on the hunt for. He is described in information received from the Division of Corrections as a white male with black hair and blue eyes, however he in the photo provided from Nov. 2012 he was bald.

Morrison weighs 180 pounds and is 5'6". He was scheduled to be picked up from work release at 11:30 p.m. but was unaccounted for.

Morrison was serving time on a forgery conviction out of Webster County.

He has a number of tattoos on his body including "Tough" Right hand top, "Venus" Right front lower leg, "Torque" back torso, Tear drop on left face, Rose and heart on left upper arm, "Love" left hand top, praying hands on right back forearm, cross on left hand top, "Joyride" center back.

If you have any information on his whereabouts you are urged to call 911.

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