Woman turns herself in after escaping hospital while in Richland County custody
The Richland County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD) said 31-year-old Latoya Rivers walked away from the hospital on Monday
RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. (WIS) - A woman serving a sentence at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center turned herself in after escaping custody while at a hospital.
The Richland County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD) said 31-year-old Latoya Rivers walked away from the hospital on Monday while the corrections officer who escorted her was using the restroom.
Deputies said Rivers was serving a sentence for assault and battery in the first degree.
RCSD then labeled Rivers as an escapee/wanted person.
Deputies said they attempted to find Rivers and went to a home on Merc Court. K9s were also sent to the hospital but RCSD said the dogs were unable to establish a track.
Rivers turned herself in on Tuesday, according to a spokesperson from Richland County.
The County also confirmed the detention officer is on unpaid administrative.
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