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One of two Jefferson County escapees captured

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Marcus Bridges, left, has been captured. Desmond Fortenberry, right, remains at large. (Photos LCSO)

One of two escapees from the Jefferson County Jail was captured in Chicago.

Marcus Bridges and Desmond Fortenberry escaped from the jail July 23.

United States Marshals Service captured Bridges in Chicago Friday, Prentiss, Mississippi, Mayor Charley Dumas wrote in a social media post.

Fortenberry, who was arrested in connection with a murder, remains at large. He is considered extremely dangerous.

If you have information on his whereabouts, call the Vicksburg Police Department at 601-636-2511.

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