Inmate who escaped Alabama prison is captured in Kentucky

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Officials say an inmate serving a life sentence has been captured after escaping earlier this week from an Alabama prison.

A statement by the Alabama Department of Corrections said 30-year-old Corey Aris Davis surrendered early Saturday in Kentucky. The surrender took place without violence.

Davis was serving a life sentence for human trafficking when he escaped from the St. Clair Correctional Facility in Springville on Wednesday.

Investigators said earlier that he escaped by hiding inside a trailer used to haul furniture.

Davis was sentenced to life in prison in 2017 for two charges of human trafficking in Lauderdale County, records show

Court document shows Davis had faced charges of sexual torture, rape, sodomy, kidnapping and burglary, but he agreed to plead guilty to human trafficking.

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