Authorities say inmate Robert Vick escaped from a minimum security facility Sunday in Lexington, Ky. As temperatures dropped into the low single digits Monday, they say he walked into a motel and asked the clerk to call police so he could turn himself in to escape the arctic air.

AP photo / Kentucky Department of Corrections

Authorities say inmate Robert Vick escaped from a minimum security facility Sunday in Lexington, Ky. As temperatures dropped into the low single digits Monday, they say he walked into a motel and asked the clerk to call police so he could turn himself in to escape the arctic air.

Bitter cold prompts escaped inmate to turn himself in

The Associated Press

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FRANKFORT, Ky. — Just how cold is it in Kentucky? Apparently cold enough for an escaped prisoner to decide to turn himself in.

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