Update: Inmate who walked away from Wichita Work Release Facility caught


Elvin Eugene Morris (Courtesy: Kansas Dept. of Corrections)

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) has captured a minimum-custody resident who walked away from the Wichita Work Release Facility on Saturday, Oct. 2.

Elvin Morris, 43, was taken into custody early Friday afternoon by KDOC’s Enforcement Apprehensions & Investigations Unit. He was booked into Sedgwick County Jail.

Morris had been placed on escape status Saturday, Oct. 2, after he left for Walmart and was reported missing when he did not report back to the facility following an approved community pass.

The investigation is ongoing.

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