Escaped inmate from hospital in Hayti back in custody

HAYTI, Mo. (KBSI) – An inmate who escaped custody on July 31 is back in custody.

Dewayne Woods Jr., 31, was arrested in the 1600 block of North Oates in Hayti on August around 8 p.m.

Hayti police officers were assisted by Pemiscot County Sheriff’s deputies and Caruthersville Police officers.

Woods Jr. escaped custody from Dunklin County while being treated at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti on July 31. It happened around 2 a.m.

Woods was wanted on several felony charges.

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