Kavanaugh captured

Local News

MACOUPIN COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — Authorities said escaped convict William Kavanaugh has been captured. He was taken into custody in Shipman, about 10:30 pm, Monday.

Kavanaugh escaped from the jail Sunday night. Officials said he went into a closet, crawled through the ceiling and out a second story window. Investigators believe another inmate helped Kavanaugh escape.

WATCH: Video from Macoupin County Jail

Macoupin County Sheriff released this video of William Kavanaugh escaping from jail

No other details have been released.

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