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A 25-year-old man who escaped a Missouri jail cell has been sentenced to 15 years for rape.

The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that Brian J. Adkison was convicted in Boone County in July of raping a woman in 2013. He was sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison. Prosecutors sought a 30-year sentence.

While he was out on bond in the case, Adkison is accused of kidnapping the same woman in Caldwell County. He eventually dropped her off in Columbia and then led authorities on a manhunt near Lake of the Ozarks before they arrested him.

Morgan County Sheriff's Office

A man who was caught inside a suburban Cleveland nursing home after a escaping from a Missouri jail is preparing to stand trial.

Morgan County Sheriff's Department / KOMU

A man charged with kidnapping a University of Missouri student has been captured after eluding officers for several days.

The Morgan County Sheriff's Office announced Friday that 23-year-old Brian Adkison of Columbia was caught while authorities were investigating a residential burglary call. He is jailed in Morgan County.