Two escaped prisoners recaptured

May 20, 2009 4:29:49 AM PDT
Authorities have recaptured two men who escaped from the seventh floor of a jail in eastern Texas. [SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

Officials with the Gregg County Sheriff's department say 27-year-old Desmond Jackson was captured without incident near the East Texas Regional Airport early Wednesday morning. They say no one was hurt.

Earlier, Sheriff's Lt. Tim Bryan caught 22-year-old Bruce Danjuane Kelly of Longview as he stood beneath a carport Tuesday night.

Jackson was sentenced to life in prison after being convicted this month of killing a man during a 2007 pawn shop robbery. Kelly is charged in the June robbery and slaying of a 65-year-old man.

Sheriff Maxey Cerliano on Tuesday afternoon announced their escape from the Gregg County Jail.

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