Curtis Watson, escaped convict, captured in Tennessee, officials say

Curtis Ray Watson was sighted early Sunday morning in Henning, Tennessee and captured a short time later after a five day search, authorities said. (Photo: Tennessee Bureau of Investigations)
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Curtis Ray Watson was sighted early Sunday morning in Henning, Tennessee and captured a short time later after a five day search, authorities said. (Photo: Tennessee Bureau of Investigations)

Curtis Ray Watson was sighted early Sunday morning in Henning, Tennessee and captured a short time later after a five-day search, authorities said.

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The Tennessee Department of Correction shared two images of Watson on social media that were taken from a home surveillance system. A resident spotted him on the home's Ring camera at 3:30 a.m. and called police.

Based on the images the Tennessee Department of Correction shared, Watson had changed his clothing and appeared to be wearing camouflage bib overalls and a hat. He was also carrying a large backpack