UPDATE: Escaped Hardin County inmate turns himself in

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ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WBKO) -- UPDATE: Jordan Geary has turned himself into the authorities.

Hardin County Jailer Joshua Lindblom said he and members of Geary's family helped convince him to make the decision Friday evening.

Geary was originally serving time for a parole violation. He now faces one additional charge of second-degree escape.


Kentucky State Police are looking for an inmate they say walked away from a detention center yesterday in Elizabethtown.

Representatives from the Hardin county Detention Center's Substance Abuse Program told KSP 22-year-old Jordan Geary of Louisville was walking between his classroom and his dorimitory when he fled on foot.

Authorities searched the area unsuccessfully.

Geary was serving time for a parole violation. KSP says he is 5'8" and 150 lbs.

KSP asks anyone with information on Geary's whereabouts to call them at 1-800-222-5555.

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