From the Associated Press, Cowley County authorities say 53 year old Lewis Mitchell, considered a dangerous inmate, escaped from the Winfield Correctional Facility Tuesday evening sometime after 9:30. The inmate was recaptured in Butler County late yesterday afternoon.
He was found in the Douglass area after an extensive search.
Mitchell was serving time for burglary from Sedgwick County. His record also includes a child sex crime conviction.