Escaped Berkeley County Inmate Captured

Berkeley County deputies say they have an escaped inmate back in custody.

Berkeley County, SC (WLTX)- Berkeley County deputies say an inmate who escaped their custody Sunday night has been captured.

Mariel A. Watson, 28 was arrested early Monday morning.


Details on his capture have not been released.

Watson fled after he was taken to the hospital yesterday, according to deputies.

Watson was being held on three bench warrants from the Goose Creek Police Department. The bench warrants were for giving false information, resisting arrest and unlawful carrying of a firearm.

Watson is also wanted out of Georgia for failure to register as a sex offender in that state. 

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