Recaptured SC inmate being held in highest security

Recaptured SC inmate being held in highest security

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The South Carolina Department of Corrections says a convict who escaped from a maximum security prison using equipment flown into the facility by drone is now being held in the state's highest security facility.

Online records showed Jimmy Causey was being held Thursday in a lockdown unit at Kirkland Correctional Institution in Columbia.

He escaped from a different prison in 2005 by hiding in a trash truck.

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