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Escaped Kansas inmate apprehended in KCMO

August 31, 2010

George Dudley

George Dudley

George Dudley, an inmate at the Larned State Hospital who escaped from custody while making a court appearance Monday at the Wyandotte County Courthouse, was apprehended Tuesday afternoon.

Authorities tracked Dudley to the Kansas City, Mo., Division of Motor Vehicles while he was attempting to register a car he had purchased .

According to the Wyandotte County District Attorney's Office, Dudley has been charged with one count of aggravated escape from custody, which is a felony. The charge is in addition to Dudley's previous charge and conviction as a sex offender.

Dudley, currently in custody in Missouri, is awaiting extradition to Kansas. He faces a maximum sentence of 23 months in prison on the escape charges.

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