UPDATE: Chickasaw County state inmate captured

Chickasaw County Jail state inmate Randy N. Blansett, MDOC #123693, who failed to return to the county jail in Houston on Sunday, has turned himself in to law enforcement. Blansett had been on a 72-hour leave from the jail. He turned himself in to the Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Office at 9:15 p.m. Monday night.

Blansett, who is serving a three-year sentence for two convictions of Felony DUI from Monroe and Chickasaw Counties, now faces an additional 5-year sentence if convicted of escape.

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