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Escaped Ellis County inmate found

(Source: Ellis County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Ellis County Sheriff's Office)
(Source: Ellis County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Ellis County Sheriff's Office)
WAXAHACHIE, TX (KXXV) -

An escaped inmate from Ellis County has been found. 

The Ellis County Sheriff's Office was searching for David Weldon Rowe, 67. Rowe was working at a county facility between FM 1446 and Lone Elm Road, according to an official. 

Officials said that Rowe walked away while using a weed eater working along county facility at 9:40 a.m. 

Rowe had been a part of the sheriff's office alternative inmate program.

Rowe was arrested by the Midlothian Police Department for a third or more driving while intoxicated charge and evading arrest in June 2016. 

Rowe was found at 2 p.m. on Tuesday and police believe he had slept in an abandoned RV. 

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