Prisoner tries to escape, gets stuck in wall of Detroit hospital

Sex crimes suspect climbs into ceiling of room at St. John Hospital, re-apprehended

Published On: Feb 06 2013 02:59:02 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 06 2013 07:31:54 PM EST
DETROIT -

A prisoner who tried to escape custody in a Detroit hospital was caught after getting stuck in a wall.

The sex crimes suspect was being treated at St. John Hospital Wednesday morning when he tried to escape through the ceiling of the bathroom in his room. He ended up getting stuck in the wall between the bathroom and his room.

He had been shot by police the night before during his arrest in a sting.

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