Two inmates who escaped from the Winfield minimum security prison last November have been captured in Mississippi, authorities said.
Scott Dwyer was arrested in Batesville, west of Oxford, on Wednesday evening, Cowley County Undersheriff Bill Mueller said. Wayne "Lazy" Purdy was arrested this morning in Grenada, which is south of Batesville on Interstate 55.
The two walked away at the same time from a work release program on Nov. 26.
Premium content for only $0.99
For the most comprehensive local coverage, subscribe today.