Work Release Escapee in Custody

Michael Frazier (WHO-HD)

Michael Frazier (WHO-HD)

DES MOINES, Iowa — An inmate that escaped from a residential work release facility has been located.

Officials said Michael Frazier, 30, failed to return to the Fort Des Moines Work Release Facility after his job Tuesday. Officials with the Iowa Department of Corrections said that Frazier returned to the facility at about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Frazier is serving a 15 year sentence for third-degree kidnapping and possession of a firearm by a felon.

He is currently at the Polk County Jail.