Escaped inmate arrested after running away from court

HICKMAN, KY (KFVS) - Kentucky State Police arrested an escaped inmate from the Fulton County District Court during a court appearance.

Daniel Whitson, 32, of Tiptonville, Tenn. fled on foot from during a court appearance on 9 a.m. on Tuesday.

The Fulton County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky State Police K-9, Hickman Police Department and Fulton County Detention Center deputy jailers found Whitson in a heavily wooded area.

He was taken back to the Fulton County Jail with an additional charge of escape 2nd.

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