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UPDATE: Missing Dubuque inmate turns self in

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DUBUQUE (KWWL) - The Dubuque County Sheriff's Office says an inmate that failed to return from furlough for his mother's funeral has turned himself in.

Captain Mike Muenster says 41-year-old Eric Burkholder was granted a furlough from 5 a.m. Thursday morning until 6 a.m. Saturday morning to attend his mom's funeral. He was placed on escape status when he failed to return.

Muenster says Burkholder turned himself in to the jail at 6 a.m. Monday morning.

He is serving a 240-day sentence for domestic assault and public intoxication and has now been charged with escape.

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