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Escaped inmate captured in Coffee County’s Beech Grove community today

Posted on Friday, August 5, 2016 at 1:54 pm

Quinton Stewart was on TBI’s Top-10 Most Wanted list after walking away from work detail on Thursday

Quinton Stewart

Quinton Stewart

BEECH GROVE, Tenn. — An inmate of the Tennessee Department of Correction, who walked from a work detail, has been captured, several hours after being placed on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ list.

Quinton Stewart (DOB 5-1-82) was wanted by the Tennessee Department of Correction and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for an escape from a work detail originating from Riverbend Maximum Security Prison in Davidson County on Thursday. This afternoon, TDOC Agents discovered Stewart walking along a wooded roadway in the Coffee County community of Beech Grove. Stewart was taken into custody without resistance and transported to Morgan County Correctional Complex where charges are pending.

Stewart was being housed at Riverbend Maximum Security Institution and was serving 25 years for Second Degree Murder from Rutherford County. He was set to expire his sentence in October 2019.