Missing Lincoln inmate convicted of sexual assault back in custody
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – A missing Lincoln inmate who was convicted of sexual assault turned himself in on Tuesday, according to officials.
The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services said 54-year-old George Piper didn’t return to the Community Corrections Center-Lincoln last Thursday.
Piper began his sentence back in 1997. He was sentenced to 35 to 52 years on charges that include first-degree sexual assault, second-degree assault, burglary and escape.
Piper had a tentative release date of Nov. 19. He was scheduled for a parole hearing in August.