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Man Wanted For Murder Who Escaped Oklahoma Jail Arrested in Louisiana

Red Oak Police Department

A man wanted for murder in Bryan County in Oklahoma was arrested Friday in Sulphur, Louisiana, police say.

according to the the United States Marshal Service.

The Red Oak Police Department said on Thursday, the U.S. Marshal Service contacted the department and said Stoney Ellis, 43, may have been in the Red Oak area and surrounding Ellis County area.

Ellis was arrested in Louisiana the next day.

Ellis was wanted for "homicide and escape" in Bryan County, as well as an "accident involving death" in Ellis County, Red Oak police said.

Authorities said they considered Ellis to be armed and dangerous.

Police described Ellis as 6-feet tall and weighing roughly 200 pounds.

According to KTEN, a local NBC affiliate in Oklahoma, Ellis is one of three inmates who escaped from Bryan County Jail around 2:45 a.m. Monday.

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