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All Iron County Jail Escapees have now been Captured

(Colorado) Missourinet is reporting U.S. Marshals have captured the two remaining escapees from the Iron County jail.

35-year-old Samuel Gillam of Park Hills and 36-year-old Dwight Abernathie of Ironton were both captured in Colorado.

Abernathie was arrested after trying to shoplift at an Arvada, Colorado Walmart and Gillam was arrested at a Denver homeless shelter.

57-year-old Tracy Brown of Iron Mountain was arrested last Wednesday night at a gas station in New Mexico.

The escape took place Saturday, January 16th after the three removed a large block from their cell in the old Iron County Jail.

The old jail became operational back in 1867.

Regional Radio has reached out to Sheriff Jeff Burkett for a comment but at this time, he has not returned our call.

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