Authorities apprehend inmate who escaped custody from Georgetown hospital

Georgetown County News
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GEORGETOWN, SC (WCBD) – Authorities have apprehended an inmate who escaped police custody while being treated at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital this morning.

According to the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office, deputies arrested Vernon O’Brian Swails, 30, around 11:20 a.m. after a manhunt that included Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office and Georgetown Police Department personnel.

They say Swails was originally taken into custody for criminal domestic violence on May 16.

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