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Escaped inmates recaptured near correction center

Austin Magness (Source: Arkansas Community Corrections) Austin Magness (Source: Arkansas Community Corrections)
Willie Reynolds (Source: Arkansas Community Corrections) Willie Reynolds (Source: Arkansas Community Corrections)
OSCEOLA, AR (KAIT) -

Inmates who escaped from Northeast Arkansas Community Correction Center in Osceola have been captured.

Officers from Arkansas Community Correction and Arkansas Department of Correction caught Austin Magness and Willie Reynolds still on foot.

Tracking dogs were brought in from the East Arkansas Regional Unit for help.

They were tracked to a farm field about 3/4 of a mile from the center.

They were found lying down to avoid being caught.

Magness and Reynolds will be taken to the Department of Correction where they will be housed in a more secure facility.

Arkansas State Police is conducting a criminal investigation of their escape.

The findings will be turned over to the prosecuting attorney who will decide the charges for the pair.

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