Hamilton County prisoner back in custody

James C. Johnson escaped from UC Medical Hospital Sunday before being found on Monday.
James C. Johnson escaped from UC Medical Hospital Sunday before being found on Monday.(Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Jul. 3, 2022 at 11:47 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 3, 2022 at 1:19 PM EDT
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CINCINNATI (WXIX) - Deputies found an inmate who escaped from the University of Cincinnati Medical Center early Sunday.

According to Hamilton County Sheriff Charmaine McGuffey, James C. Johnson, 44, escaped from the hospital around 5:20 a.m. while undergoing treatment.

Around 12 p.m. Monday, the sheriff said he was back in custody.

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