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Gaston Correctional Center Inmate Missing From Facility

RALEIGH – Gaston Correctional Center minimum custody inmate Thomas Walker, who was reported missing from the facility Thursday night, turned himself in to prison authorities Friday at 9:25 p.m. Walker was last seen near the facility at 11:21 p.m. on Thursday.

Walker, 41, was serving a sentence for larceny over $1000 and was admitted to prison on August 12, 2014. He was scheduled for release this June.

Walker has been moved to a higher custody facility and will face charges for his escape.