Pregnant LaRue Co. inmate who escaped from Elizabethtown hospital captured

Updated: Apr. 24, 2017 at 11:33 AM EDT
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Brittany Zabala (Source: Elizabethtown Police Department)
Brittany Zabala (Source: Elizabethtown Police Department)

LONDON, KY (WAVE) - A pregnant LaRue County inmate was captured exactly three weeks after she escaped from a hospital where she was being treated.

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Brittany Zabala, 27, was located in the London, Kentucky area Sunday. The circumstances surrounding her capture have not been released.

Zabala ran away from Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown on April 2 while she was in custody. She was 15 weeks pregnant at the time.

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It is unclear why Zabala was in custody, but Kentucky State Police said she likely will face an added charge of fleeing or evading police.

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