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Escaped Weakley County Tennessee Detention Center inmate captured Friday morning

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WEAKLEY COUNTY, Tenn. -

An inmate who escaped from the Weakley County Tennessee Detention Center Thursday afternoon was found Friday morning in Martin, Tennessee.

The Weakley County Sheriff's Department says 25-year-old Derrick Nicholson walked away from a work detail in Dresden, Tennessee Thursday afternoon.

He was captured around 6:00 a.m. Friday near K Street and East Side Cemetery in Martin, Tennessee.

He will now face new charges of escape and evading arrest.

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