Inmate escapes while being treated for paralysis
18-year-old walked off from hospital, caught in Lac du Flambeau
A Wisconsin inmate who walked off while being treated at a hospital for paralysis has been caught.
WAOW-TV reports 18-year-old Jeffery J. Bauman Jr. walked away from Saint Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield on Tuesday.
Lac du Flambeau tribal police caught him Wednesday in Lac du Flambeau.
The Vilas County Sheriff's Department said in a statement that Bauman fled in a vehicle, crashed it and then ran off.
The sheriff's department says the escape is under investigation and more arrests could be made.
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