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ODYS Escapee Recaptured In Marion

Ohio Department of Youth Services

A Marion teenager convicted of killing her stepfather is back in custody after escaping from a mental health facility in Cleveland on Wednesday.  Marion County Sheriff's deputies captured 17-year-old Ashley Smith yesterday, one day after she slipped out of an Ohio Department of Youth Services center during a Zumba class.

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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