Mississippi inmate who walked away during work detail back in custody

TUNICA, Miss. — An inmate previously on the run for walking away from a work detail, has been taken into custody.

Richard Patrick, 52, was on the run since May 12.

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A resident of the Hollywood Community notified law enforcement of Patrick’s whereabouts, the Tunica County Sheriff’s Department said.

Deputies found him in a wooded area near Old Highway 61 and Tate.