UPDATE: Escaped Marion County inmate captured

An inmate charged with rape escaped from jail overnight, authorities said.

Posted: May 21, 2018 5:53 AM
Updated: May 21, 2018 11:43 AM

The Marion County Sheriff's Office said an escaped inmate is back behind bars after an escape just after midnight.

Officials say Thomas Joe Green, 31, escaped from the Marion County jail around 12:45 Monday morning. He was behind bars charged with rape in the first degree.

The sheriff's office said just before noon that Green was back in custody.

Sheriff's deputies say Green has ties to both the Haleyville and Muscle Shoals area. He is originally from Joiner, Arkansas.

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