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Inmate who escaped at Spokane Co. Interstate Fair back in jail nearly one month later

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26-year-old Daniel Murinko is back in jail nearly a month after he escaped from a work crew at the Spokane Co. Interstate Fair. 26-year-old Daniel Murinko is back in jail nearly a month after he escaped from a work crew at the Spokane Co. Interstate Fair.
SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. -

An inmate at Geiger Corrections Center who escaped from a work crew at the Spokane County Interstate Fair is back in jail, nearly a month after he went missing.

26-year-old Daniel Murinko was arrested again Tuesday night, according to the Spokane County jail roster. The roster says he is facing charges of possession of a controlled substance, and driving with a suspended license. So far there are no charges related to his escape listed on the roster.

Murinko was first arrested back on Sept. 9 for investigation into multiple charges of driving under the influence and driving with a suspended license. He walked away from his work crew Sept. 17.

Work crews are traditionally made up from offenders who are considered low-risk. Any inmate who is accused of violent crimes or sex offenses cannot be part of a work crew.

The jail roster says Murinko was arrested in Spokane Valley, and booked into jail around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday night. He is scheduled to appear in court on these new charges Wednesday afternoon.

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