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PRESS RELEASE: Inmate Who Escaped from Washington State Penitentiary Apprehended

Released October 17, 2016

Contact Jeremy Barclay , (360) 515-6661

DOC Communications

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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 State Department of Corrections, (DOC) 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.