Arkansas prison inmate Steven Dishman recaptured after 32 years

SPRINGDALE, Arkansas -- An Arkansas prison escapee who had been on the run for more than three decades has been recaptured.

The state Department of Corrections says 60-year-old Steven Dishman was arrested Sunday at a home in Springdale in northwest Arkansas by local law enforcement and state troopers. The department initially spelled Dishman's first name as Stephen.



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Details of what led authorities to Dishman and his arrest were not immediately released.



The corrections department says Dishman was serving a 7-year sentence for theft of property and burglary convictions in Washington County when he escaped on May 28, 1985.

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