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A recent escapee adds five years to his 20 year sentence

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Natchitoches, La. (KALB News Channel 5) –One man is going to be spending a little longer in prison then he originally expected.

According to Natchitoches Parish District Attorney Van Kyzar, Derrick Leray Evans, 29, pled guilty on August 9 to the charge of simple escape. 

Five years was added to his 20 year sentence for attempted manslaughter and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Evans escaped from prison on May 2, 2013, but was apprehended the next day by U.S. Marshalls in Jackson, Mississippi. 

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