Cherokee Co. escapee captured in South Texas

Cherokee County Sheriff's Office

POSTED: Friday, May 9, 2014 - 5:54am

UPDATED: Friday, May 9, 2014 - 2:18pm

A Cherokee County trusty who escaped and went on the run Wednesday night has been captured in South Texas.

Thomas Kyle Wagoner, 23, was caught by United States Marshal Service deputies at a home in Frio County Thursday night. He was taken to the Medina County Jail in Hondo, where he awaits extradition back to the Cherokee County Jail.

A second person was also arrested around 3:00 this morning, charged with permitting or facilitating an escapee. That person is not being identified at this time pending arraignment.

The investigation is ongoing and it is not known at this time if more people will be arrested.

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