Escapee Convicted of Murder Caught

By Ben Wolf
Wednesday, January 31, 2007

The sheriff's special response team found 24-year-old Alex Taylor in his uncle's attic on Jumping Gulley Road in Lake Park.

Taylor was recently convicted of malice murder and first degree arson.

The Sheriff's Office received a tip Taylor was in Lake Park just after 1 p.m. this afternoon.

They arrested him in less than two hours. He was on the run from a prison in Pierce County, Georgia.