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BECKLEY (WVVA) -- The wanted escapee in Raleigh County was captured.

Officials say they found Thomas Means, a prisoner at the Beckley Correctional Center, Sunday.  

Means went miss Friday morning.

He was convicted of burglary by breaking and entering in Kanawha County and is serving a one to 15 year sentence at the correctional center.  

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BECKLEY (WVVA) - The Division of Corrections is seeking an inmate who has gone missing from the Beckley Correctional Center.

Thomas Means was not accounted for during a check Friday. He was serving 1 to 15 years for a burglary conviction.

Means was last seen wearing a gray hoodie and sweats. He is a 31-year-old white male with brown hair and blue eyes. He is 5'10" tall and weighs 152 pounds.

Means has several tattoos including 'Means' on his back, 'RIP with a cross' on his upper right arm, 'TRU' on his stomach, 'Game Over' with cards on his right chest, 'Lezlie' on his left chest and 'Only God Can Judge Me' on his upper left arm.

He also has scars on his lower left leg and on the back of his neck.

If you have any information on Means' whereabouts, contact the Beckley Correctional Center at 304-256-6780.
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