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Jail inmate tries to flee during hospital visit

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Eric L. Alexander (Source: LMDC) Eric L. Alexander (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A Louisville Metro Corrections inmate is facing additional charges after he tried to escape while undergoing medical treatment.

The arrest report states Eric L. Alexander, 35, of Louisville, was being treated at University of Louisville Hospital on October 14 when he attempted to escape from the eighth floor.

Alexander was caught in a stairwell between the fourth and fifth floors.

In addition to his original charges, Alexander is also facing new charges of   escape and fleeing or evading police.

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