ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — A 43-year-old prisoner who escaped custody Sunday afternoon by scaling onto the roof of the main building at the Kansas City Reentry Center has been recaptured, police said Wednesday.
Brian Deconink was serving a five-year sentence for possession of a controlled substance in a correctional center from DeKalb County. He has already served time for other offenses including: the sale of a controlled substance, second-degree burglary, stealing, second-degree robbery, two counts of armed criminal action, property damage, and resisting arrest from Jackson County. He had a parole date of March 21, 2017.
Police said Deconink got onto the roof with the help of another inmate around 2:30 p.m. Sunday and was then able to escape the facility.
Deconink was apprehended around 6 a.m. Wednesday by the Raytown Police Department. He was detained at the Jackson County jail before being transferred to the Missouri Department of Corrections at the Western Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center in St. Joseph, Mo.