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Second Escaped Inmate Captured

Last updated on Tuesday, July 21, 2009

(ROCKPORT) - A second Indiana State Prison escapee has been captured.

Authorities say that convicted rapist Lance Battreal was taken into custody just after 1 AM in the town of Rockport, Indiana.

The 45-year-old was reportedly found at the home of his mother.

Battreal, along with inmates Charles Smith and Mark Booher, escaped by getting past the bars in the tunnels and pipe chases under the prison grounds in Michigan City.

Convicted murderer Mark Booher remains at large.

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