TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNW) — The search has ended for an escaped inmate out of a northeast Kansas prison.
Joshua W. Renfro, a minimum-custody resident at the Lansing Correctional Facility, has been apprehended after being placed on escape status around 9 p.m. on Sunday after walking away from the facility.
Renfro, 39, was reported missing when he could not be located at the minimum-security unit. He is serving a 30-month sentence for a 2020 violation of an extended protection order conviction in Allen County. Renfro has four prior convictions dating back to 2001.
According to the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC), Renfro was taken into custody Monday by law enforcement officials in Leavenworth County.
He was arrested on the KDOC escape warrant without incident, according to the KDOC.
An investigation is ongoing. No other information is being released at this time.