Inmate recaptured after walking away from work detail


CARROLL COUNTY, Ga. - The Georgia Department of Corrections has recaptured an escaped inmate.

Carroll City Prison inmate John Leonardi walked away from a work detail in Carrollton on Saturday afternoon, officials said.

Officials said he was recaptured Saturday night. 


Leonardi was incarcerated for a drug-related conviction, according to the Georgia Department of Corrections. His maximum possible release date was in 2019.

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