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Missing Va. inmate found in Texas

Posted at 11:50 PM, Jun 05, 2012
and last updated 2012-06-05 23:50:51-04

A prisoner who was mistakenly released from a local jail has been captured, deep in the heart of Texas.

United States Marshals say Carter Tillery was caught shortly after noon today in Houston.

The 31-year-old had been missing for nearly two weeks, after a deputy accidentally released him from the Piedmont Regional Jail in Farmville.

At the time, he was serving a thirty-year sentence for armed robbery.