Walker escaped inmates recaptured

UPDATE: The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office says that Nicky Shell also has outstanding warrants there for Aggravated Burglary, Possession of Burglary Tools, Burglary, and Evading Arrest.

The three suspects were found hiding in an attic of a home on 14th Avenue around 12:30.


CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – The escaped inmates from Walker County have been recaptured in Chattanooga.

Nicky Shell and David Watson left a work program in LaFayette on Wednesday morning.

They were recaptured Thursday just after noon on 14th Avenue in Chattanooga.

Chattanooga Police Department, Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office and the United States Marshals took them into custody.

They also arrested a female accomplice, Michelle Waters.

Their new charges are:

Michelle Walters Age 48
Charge: Aiding Escape – Felony

Nicky Shell Age 38
Charge: Escape – Felony

David Watson Age 48
Charge: Escape – Felony

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