Man who escaped from hospital transport located in Tennessee

Illinois State Police headquarters in Springfield, Illinois.
Illinois State Police headquarters in Springfield, Illinois.(Mike Miletich)
Published: May. 9, 2022 at 2:27 PM CDT
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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (Heart of Illinois ABC) - A man who escaped from a hospital transport on I-39 in Woodford County last week has been located in Clarksville, Tennessee.

Javier Aguirre, 47, of Hoopeston, had escaped the night of Wednesday, May 4.

Illinois State Police says Aguirre was taken into custody without incident and is no longer a threat to the community.

A balanced approach is being taken regarding Aguirre’s health concerns and the victim’s rights.

No further information will be released by state police.

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