TOPEKA– Minimum-custody resident Kyler K. Milbrandt turned himself in to the Wichita Work Release Facility several hours after being placed on escape status last night.

Milbrandt, a 29-year-old American Indian male, was reported missing when he did not return to the facility after work. He returned to the facility at 1:30am and was placed under arrest and will be charged with one count of escape.

Milbrandt is serving a sentence for convictions in Reno County of drug possession, theft and aggravated assault.

The Wichita Work Release Facility, a satellite unit of the Winfield Correctional Facility, is an all-male, minimum-custody state prison with a population of 146.