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Oklahoma Prison Escapee Arrested In Tennessee

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KNOXVILLE, Tennessee -

A man who escaped from an Oklahoma correctional facility 15 years ago and was one of the state's most wanted is back behind bars in Tennessee. 

Knoxville Police arrested 63-year-old Augustus King after after responding to a disturbance at a business. 

He's being held in Tennessee while King waits on an extradition hearing. 

He was originally serving time at a Tulsa Community Correctional facility for forgery and fraud.

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