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Fults sentenced for botched jail escape
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A man who came just a few feet from freedom in a botched jailbreak attempt has been sentenced to 16 years in prison.The inmate, Edward Lynn Fults, 44, entered guilty pleas before Circuit Court Judge Bart Stanley to a list of charges including delivery of meth in a school zone, delivery of meth, vandalism and felony escape. His guilty pleas brought a violation of his probation on his prior conviction on the charge of initiating the process to manufacture meth. The new charges and his probation violation all combine for a total of 16 years.Fults was being held on his multiple meth-trafficking counts when he attempted the daring nocturnal escape from Warren County Jail.Officers say fellow inmates tried to help him in his escape by making noise late in the evening of the attempt escape.