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2 Colquitt Co. inmates captured after jail escape

COLQUITT COUNTY, GA - Warden Billy Howell with the Colquitt County Correctional Institution has confirmed the second prison escapee has been captured.

Authorities found 29-year-old Billy Lee Gunter at a home Sunday morning on Old Adel Road. He was sitting on a back porch of an abandoned home just a few miles away from the prison

Co-escapee James David Miller, 29, was arrested Saturday in Macon while driving a stolen truck.

Both men broke out of Colquitt Count Correctional Institution on Friday night.

Gunter is serving 10 years on methamphetamine charges and Miller is serving time on burglary charges.

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