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Va. inmate released by mistake is caught in Texas

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Posted at 4:47 PM, Jun 06, 2012
and last updated 2012-06-06 20:47:14-04

A cross-country manhunt is over after a prisoner, mistakenly released from a Virginia jail, has been captured in Texas.

The U.S. Marshals say Carter Tillery was caught shortly after noon in Houston yesterday.

The 31-year-old had been missing for nearly two weeks after a deputy accidentally released him from the Piedmont Regional Jail in Farmville.

At the time, he was serving a thirty-year sentence for armed robbery.