Parchman escapee Arthur Lestrick captured in Nashville

$2,500 reward offered after escape of convicted murderer

NASHVILLE (WTVA) - The U.S. Marshals Service has captured an inmate who escaped from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.

Law enforcement officers captured Arthur Lestrick at a hotel in Nashville, Tennessee, the Marshals Service confirmed to WTVA Tuesday afternoon.

Corrections officers at Parchman discovered Lestrick, 40, missing from Unit 28 early Sunday morning.

Lestrick is serving a life sentence for capital murder in Copiah County.

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