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UPDATE: Man Found After Missing From Wood County Correctional Center

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The man who officials say escaped from the Wood County Correctional Center has been found.

According to the West Virginia Division of Corrections he has been captured.

The Correctional Center says they last heard from 32-year-old Jason Higgingbotham Tuesday afternoon, when he claimed to be in the ER for low blood sugar.

His original offense was for obtaining money, property and services by false pretenses.

UPDATE: 9:08 PM 3/5/14

Officials need your help finding a man they say escaped from the Wood County Correctional Center.

The correctional center says they last heard from Jason Higgingbotham Tuesday afternoon, when he claimed to be in the ER for low blood sugar.

He is described as a 32-year-old white man, 6 feet tall, with black hair and brown eyes.

If you have any information on where he could be you're asked to call the Parkersburg Correctional Center at 304-420-2443


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