Inmates hide in trash cans to escape Kentucky prison

EMBED </>More Videos

Inmates use trash cans to escape. Tamala Edwards reports during Action News Mornings on October 9, 2018.

Two inmates used trash cans to escape from a Kentucky prison.

Justin Stumler and Jeremy Huntare were seen on surveillance video Saturday night jumping out of the cans and then making a break for it.

But freedom didn't last long.

Police captured Stumler Monday following tips from the community, and Hunt was apprehended a few hours later after a car chase.

They are both back in police custody.

Before the escape, the two men were in minimum security working in the jail kitchen.

------
Send a News Tip to Action News
Learn More About 6abc Apps
Related Topics:
u.s. & worldescaped prisonerprison