Inmate caught during Angola escape attempt

Tuesday, January 26, 2010 - 8:03pm

ANGOLA - A prison inmate tried to escape from Angola State Penitentiary Sunday.

Roy McLaughlin made a run for it while working in the exercise yard.

Prison officials say he escaped through razor wire by using his jumpsuit and restraints.

Correctional officers captured him before he could leave the prison grounds.

He is serving a life sentence for the murder of his wife.