POLK COUNTY, Iowa (WHO) -- A woman sentenced to 20 years in prison in connection with the death of her adopted granddaughter is facing another felony charge after court documents show she escaped from prison last month.
According to court documents, Carla Bousman escaped from the Iowa Correctional Institution in Mitchellville on the morning of May 2. It was reported she left the ground and was heading east into Mitchellville. Staff was able to take her into custody about half a mile away and she was returned to the prison.
Bousman was charged with escape, a class D felony, in the case. She was transferred to the Polk County Jail Wednesday for prosecution.