Escaped Inmate Captured in Haywood County

In an update to a story WGRC reported last Friday, escaped inmate John R. Fullwood was captured without incident at about 5:20 p.m. Sunday in Clyde, NC. He has been transported to Mountain View Correctional Center in Spruce Pine and will face a charge of felony escape.

Fullwood walked away Friday morning from a work assignment at the North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville and corrections and law enforcement officers have been searching for him since.