Escapee Captured

56-year-old William S. Coomer escapee has been captured.
56-year-old William S. Coomer escapee has been captured.

Weston County authorities have confirmed that 56-year-old William S. Coomer has been captured and is back in custody after he was found near LAK Reservoir in eastern Weston County Wednesday.

Coomer was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon after law enforcement received a tip from a citizen.

Inmate Coomer was discovered missing from the Wyoming Honor Farm in Newcastle Tuesday afternoon. Coomer is serving a sentence for second degree murder. He was sentenced in 1982 to 20 years to life, was paroled in 1999 and returned to the corrections system for a parole violation in 2000.

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