Crime & Courts

Inmate with Richland County convictions captured after walking away from SC facility

Laquan Hanley
Laquan Hanley SC Department of Corrections

An inmate who walked away from a South Carolina pre-release center early Sunday has been captured.

Laquan Patrick Hanley, 27, walked away from the Palmer Pre-release Center in Florence around 4:30 a.m. Sunday, the S.C. Department of Corrections said.

Officials said Sunday afternoon that Hanley has been captured. Details of his capture were not immediately available.

Hanley was serving a seven-year sentence for convictions on charges of kidnapping, burglary and attempted armed robbery in Richland County, according to the corrections website.