Escaped Sheffield inmate recaptured after 4 months

He escaped from the jail back in May.

Posted: Aug 22, 2021 12:40 PM

An escaped inmate is finally in custody four months after he escaped. 

Sheffield police say Brent Cockrell escaped from jail on May 24. He was finally recaptured Saturday night after a short chase. 

Cockrell had several active warrants with Sheffield Police and other local agencies. 

Sheffield Police say they appreciate the community's help in finding Cockrell. 

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