Escaped Wis. Inmate Caught in Florida
Posted at: 10/05/2013 1:16 PM
| Updated at: 10/05/2013 1:52 PM
By: Emily Haavik
A fugitive from a Wisconsin prison has been caught in Florida, according to authorities.
54-year-old Todd Brecht escaped from Camp McNaughton, a minimum security prison in Lake Tomahawk. Authorities said he was last seen on Oct. 1 at noon. A warrant was issued for Brecht after he escaped.
Brecht was serving a life sentence for 1st degree murder.
The Bayfield County Sheriff's Office reported Saturday that Brecht was taken into custody in Florida.