Jailbreaker recaptured

By James Walker
When a Burnet County Jail inmate escaped after overpowering a corrections officer and taking his gun on Sunday, Oct. 12, it was a planned getaway, county commissioners and jail officials confirmed yesterday. Burnet County Sheriff W. T. Smith first acknowledged to an Austin television station Monday afternoon, Oct. 13, that the inmate, 40-year-old Murl Lamb, intentionally injured himself early Sunday morning in order to be taken out of the jail as part of his plan to escape.

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