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So Cold that Escaped Kentucky Inmate Turned Self Back In

An inmate that escaped from the Balckburn Correctional Complex is back behind bars, because it was too cold to be free.

Robert Vick, 42, was serving a six-year sentenced for second degree burglary and a five-year sentence for second degree criminal possession of a forged instrument at Blackburn, a minimum security facility in Lexington, according to Kentucky State Police.

He disappeared just before 9 p.m. on Sunday.

On Monday afternoon, after being in the cold all night Sunday and Monday morning, Vick appeared at a Lexington hotel and asked the clerk to call police, the Lexington Herald-Leader reports.

According to that report, Vick would have been eligible for parole in March.

Photo: Robert Vick/Kentucky State Police