UPDATE: Escaped Sumter County inmate recaptured; 2 arrested for aiding, abetting

UPDATE: Escaped Sumter County inmate recaptured; 2 arrested for aiding, abetting

SUMTER COUNTY, Ga. (WTVM) - An escaped Sumter County inmate was recaptured Tuesday.

Charlie Lester escaped from the Sumter County Jail Sunday, October 18. He was being held on charges of rape, incest, sodomy, aggravated sodomy, and enticing a child for indecent purposes.

Lester was apprehended by members of the U.S. Marshal’s Office Fugitive Task Force and the Americus Police Department at 5:15 p.m. He was located at an abandoned house at Oglethorpe and Mayo Street in Americus.

The sheriff’s office says two people, Kenyatta Lester and Michael Wilson of Americus, have been charged with aiding and abetting.

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