Macon County officials capture escaped inmate

Eric Creay (Courtesy: Macon County Sheriff's Office)

MACON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — Macon County officials have captured an inmate who escaped while on a work detail Tuesday morning.

The escapee has been identified as Eric Creay by the sheriff’s office. He was in jail on drug charges.

He was found on foot Wednesday morning.