RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC/WFXR) — The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has announced that the last of the four prisoners who escaped from the Federal Correctional Complex in Hopewell over the weekend is now in custody.
On Saturday, June 18, Lamonte Willis and three other inmates at the Federal Correctional Complex — Tavares Graham, Corey Branch, and Kareem Shaw — escaped from the facility.
Graham turned himself in Sunday, June 19 while Branch and Shaw surrendered on Tuesday, June 21.
According to the DOJ, Willis turned himself in to authorities without incident at the Federal Correctional Center Petersburg around 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 22.
“The U.S. Marshals Service would like to thank the media for covering this story, as it played a big part in assisting our investigators in safely closing out these fugitive investigations,” said Kevin Connolly of the U.S. Marshals Service. “Investigators from the U.S. Marshals Service and the Federal Bureau of Prisons continue to investigate this matter and will relay their findings to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Richmond, Virginia.”