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Escaped inmate recaptured in Tallapoosa County

Edwin Dee Dennis II (Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office) Edwin Dee Dennis II (Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office)
LEE COUNTY, AL (WTVM) -

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office confirms that an inmate who escaped earlier this week has been captured.

Edwin Dee Dennis II was apprehended Wednesday night at an abandoned camp site in the Lake Martin area of Tallapoosa County.

Dennis was transported to the Tallapoosa County Sheriff's Department and is awaiting transport to the Opelika Police Department. 

On Monday, March 28 at approximately 12:30 p.m., Edwin Dee Dennis II escaped from custody while on an inmate work detail.

Dennis was serving time on a theft charge and is believed to have fled in a white Chevrolet Lumina with the assistance of an unknown subject.

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