Update: Escaped Lafourche Parish inmate recaptured

Update: Escaped Lafourche Parish inmate recaptured

THIBODAUX, LA (WVUE) - An inmate that escaped from the Lafourche Parish jail has been recaptured without incident, according to Lafourche Parish authorities.

Larry Sonny Hampton, 31, of Morgan City escaped from the jail sometime between 7 and 8 a.m. Thursday morning.

Hampton is not considered dangerous and was classified as a minimum-security trustee.

Hampton had turned himself in on December 6 on a warrant for a parole violation. He was being held without bond.

Hampton's criminal history includes six prior arrests for charges including battery, theft, purse snatching, burglary, and criminal damage to property.

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