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Man jumps from St. Clair County Courthouse window to try and escape custody

Wilson escaped from St. Clair Correctional Facility in 2017
Antwone Lonezo Wilson
Antwone Lonezo Wilson(St. Clair County Sherriff's Office)
Published: May. 9, 2022 at 2:45 PM CDT
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ST. CLAIR Co., Ala. (WBRC) - An inmate jumped from a second story window at the St. Clair County Courthouse in Ashville Monday morning, according to Sheriff Billy J. Murray.

Murray said 31-year-old Antwone Lonezo Wilson tried to escape custody around 9:30 a.m.

He was quickly taken into custody a short distance from the courthouse.

For Immediate release Date: 05/09/2022 Attempted escape Inmate- Antwone Lonezo Wilson, 31 YO, B/M This morning...

Posted by Office of the Sheriff - St. Clair County Alabama on Monday, May 9, 2022

Wilson escaped from St. Clair Correctional Facility in 2017, along with inmate Ronald King, who surrendered to authorities.

Antwone Wilson called WBRC in 2017 from a “restricted” number and said he broke out of prison because he’s innocent of the robbery conviction that landed him in prison with a life sentence.

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