Crime

Update: Serial escapist Angel Castrejon recaptured after Otero County jailbreak

Update: Yesterday morning, we noted that three of the four inmates who'd escaped from Otero County Jail earlier in the week, but not Angel Castrejon, who'd gotten away from the same facility last year and remained at large for months.

He wasn't as fortunate the second time around. Castrojon has reportedly been recaptured, too. He was found in a La Junta home not far from the hoosgow to which he was returned. Continue for our previous coverage, including photos and video.

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