Chilton County prisoner recaptured after nearly 4 months on the lam


Kevin Bradley Nelson

By Howard Koplowitz | [email protected]

A Chilton County inmate who spent four months on the lam after escaping from a state prison was recaptured Wednesday, the Alabama Department of Corrections said.

Kevin Bradley Nelson, 50, surrendered to Chilton County Sheriff’s Office deputies in Clanton without incident around 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Nelson, who was sentenced to two years in prison at the Staton Correctional Facility in Clanton for receiving stolen property, escaped from the Clanton-based facility around noon Aug. 19, the corrections department said.