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Man Detained for Deserting Military

Updated: Thursday, April 11 2013, 09:26 AM EDT
A man who went AWOL from the Army more than a decade ago is in a Spartanburg County jail.

The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office says the FBI contacted them Tuesday asking for help located Joseph Champion.

The Army says Champion had been missing from his assigned post since 2001.

Tips led deputies to a maintenance shop, where Champion was working.

Champion was taken to the Spartanburg County Detention Center, where he is awaiting transfer to Army authorities.Man Detained for Deserting Military

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