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Marion County Jail Escapee Cory Dean Captured

Marion County Jail Escapee Cory Dean Captured


Cory Dean

Inmate Cory Dean that escaped from the Marion County Jail in Hamilton, AL on March 17, 2017 is back in custody without incident. Inmate Dean was arrested in the Carbon Hill area of Walker County Alabama at approximately 1:18 AM on March 30, 2017.  Inmate Dean was arrested on warrants for Escape 2nd and TOP 1st. 

Carbon Hill Police Department and Walker County Sheriff’s Office gathered information last night and worked on it until the early hours of this morning and was able to apprehend the escaped inmate. Sheriff Williams would like to express his gratitude to the officers of the Carbon Hill Police Department and the Walker County Sheriff’s Office for their assistance in apprehending Inmate Dean this morning. 

Sheriff Williams advised his department along with assistance from multiple other law enforcement agencies have been working around the clock for the past 13 days to apprehend Inmate Dean. Dean’s accomplice Inmate Zepplin Kennedy was taken back into custody on March 21, 2017.

Sheriff Williams said, “I am relieved that both inmates are back in custody and no one was injured while they were on the run. The apprehensions of Inmates Dean and Kennedy are the result of multiple law enforcement agencies working together and sharing resources.

“I would like to express my gratitude to the following agencies for their assistance in the case of the escaped inmates: United States Marshal’s Service, Lamar County Sheriff’s Office, Walker County Sheriff’s Office,  Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, Hamilton Police Department, Winfield Police Department, Brilliant Police Department, Guin Police Department, and Kennedy Police Department.  Also, I would like to thank the Itawamba County Sheriff’s Office, Pontotoc County Sheriff’s Office, and Lee County Sheriff’s Office in Mississippi. And any other agencies that I may have forgotten.”

Also, I would like to thank all the citizens that have called any of the mentioned agencies with any tips. You can rest assured that all tips were investigated and appreciate. 

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