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PRESS RELEASE: Inmate Who Escaped from Washington State Penitentiary Apprehended

Released October 17, 2016

Contact Jeremy Barclay , (360) 515-6661

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WALLA WALLA – At approximately 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 16th, Neal Millikan was safely apprehended without incident after being located in a vehicle in Kennewick, Wash. Millikan was booked into the Benton County jail, pending transfer to a state prison facility.

The Washington Department of Corrections worked in close partnership with other law enforcement, including the US Marshal Service and the Kennewick Police Department , and greatly values and thanks its law enforcement partners. The Department also thanks the many individuals who provided tips to the phone lines.