Inmate dies after escape attempt
GRADY (KATV) —
A prison inmate has died as a result of injuries he sustained while trying to escape from the Varner unit in Grady over the weekend.
Officials say 29-year old Vann Tucker died around 9 PM Monday after attempting the escape on Saturday morning.
Tucker climbed an internal fence and then attempted to scale a second lethal fence that is charged with 5200 volts of electricity.
Officials determined Tucker was shocked and fell between the two fences.
He was serving a life sentence for multiple charges, including being a habitual offender and aggravated robbery.
While serving time for previous crimes, Tucker had made two escape attempts.