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>> This is the Texas Motel 6 where Jimmy Causey spent his last night on the run. It was the inmate's second escape attempt from maximum security prisons in South Carolina. He spent four days free before his arrest on Friday. Officials say he'd had help from the outside, possibly dropped in from above.
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>> We believe a cellphone was used to facilitate and give this inmate the resources to escape. We also potentially believe that a drone was used to help him get the contraband in to escape. He used wire cutters to cut through fences at 8 o'clock on July 4th and took off from there.
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Hotel staff say, authorities arrested him while he was still asleep. None of the guests knew anything about it. Nobody in the area knew anything about it.>> He was found with two guns and four cellphones and over $47,000. Causey is serving life sentences for armed robbery and kidnapping.
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He'd escaped another prison a decade ago sneaking out in a garbage truck before he was caught three days later.