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Missing convict convicted of manslaughter captured in Lancaster County

Courtesy of the McCook Police Department

LINCOLN, Neb. (Nebraska) — A missing inmate convicted of manslaughter was apprehended Monday in Lancaster County, the Nebraska Department of Corrections said.

On Feb. 12, Ronald Grant, 39, was taking out the trash with two other inmates and a staffer at McCook’s Work Ethic Camp when he started running, officials say.

On Monday, Lancaster County deputies found Grant and took him into custody. He was then housed at the Lincoln Reception and Treatment Center.

Grant began his sentence in 2005.

He was sentenced to up to 44 years in prison on charges of manslaughter, assault by an inmate, and felon in possession of a deadly weapon.

Grant had a parole hearing scheduled for July 2023 and a tentative release date of November 18, 2029.

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