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Escaped Prisoner Turns Self In to Escape Cold

Posted January 7th, 2014 @ 2:34pm by Newser Editors and Wire Services

(NEWSER– This is how cold it is: An escaped prisoner in Kentucky decided to turn himself in to stay warm. Authorities say 42-year-old Robert Vick escaped from a minimum security facility in Lexington on Sunday. As temperatures dropped into the low single digits yesterday, officials say the man walked into a motel and asked the clerk to call police because he wanted to go back to prison and escape the arctic air.

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