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Prisoner who posted to Facebook while on the run is back in custody

Jason Frayne has been on the run since escaping from Ennis District Court on Wednesday.

Updated 11pm

A MAN WHO had updated his Facebook profile while on the run from gardaí has been recaptured, the Irish Prison Service has confirmed.

The man handed himself back to authorities and has been returned to Limerick Prison.

Jason Frayne, 22, had escaped from Ennis Disctrict Court on Wednesday last week when he left through the back door of the court house.

On Friday, he posted two photos of himself wearing an Adidas tracksuit to his Facebook page, under which one of his friends on the site wrote, “U never fail to surprise me stay off tis pal !!!”

Last Thursday he wrote online, “Who else is out today haha” after changing his profile picture.

It is being reported by the Limerick Leader that Frayne escaped with another inmate after having his case dealt with at the court.

The other man, Keith Garrihy, 18, was recaptured as short time after.

Frayne is reported as having 46 previous convictions.

First published 20.09

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