- Associated Press - Saturday, November 7, 2015

NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - Authorities in Adams County, Mississippi, say a South Carolina fugitive has been captured.

Adams County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested 24-year-old Michael Covington on Saturday morning. Covington was wanted in South Carolina for attempted murder and kidnapping,

Sheriff’s public information officer Courtney Taylor said a woman had allowed Covington to enter her house to use a phone.

After he was inside, she recognized him from news reports. She went outside to call authorities, who advised her to get her children and nephew out of the house and wait for deputies.

Deputies arrived and arrested Covington without incident.



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