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2 accused of murder at large, 1 South Carolina inmate recaptured

Photo credit: Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office

Authorities in South Carolina say two escaped murder suspects remain at large and one prisoner has been recaptured following a weekend jailbreak.

News outlets cite a release from Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell that says Lexington County sheriff's deputies took 27-year-old Christopher Shannon Boltin into custody without incident on Sunday.

Ravenell said Boltin, 27-year-old Tyshon Demontrea Johnson and 20-year-old Curtis Ray Green overpowered a correctional officer at the Orangeburg-Calhoun Regional Detention Center on Saturday night and escaped.

Boltin was jailed on charges of carjacking and grand larceny, while Johnson and Green were charged with murder in separate incidents.

Ravenell says Johnson and Green are considered dangerous.

Details on the extent of the correctional officer's injuries haven't been provided.

It's unclear if Boltin has a lawyer.

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