Accused Killer Who Escaped Psychiatric Facility Captured

Anthony Garver, 28, was one of two patients who escaped from the Western State Hospital in Lakewood, Washington

An accused killer who escaped from a Washington state psychiatric hospital earlier this week was arrested Friday, according to a tweet from officials, NBC News reports.

Anthony Garver, 28, was one of two patients who escaped from the Western State Hospital in Lakewood, Washington on Wednesday night. The other escapee, Mark Alexander Adams, was taken into custody on Thursday.

"Both escaped inmates from Western State Hospital are in custody," Todd Bartolac, a state police spokesman announced on Twitter just before 9 p.m. local time on Friday.

Police had referred to Garver as "scary and dangerous." He was committed to the psychiatric hospital two years ago when he was deemed not competent to stand trial after being accused of fatally stabbing a woman two dozen times.

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