Every person in custody, under sentence of imprisonment for any crime, who shall escape from custody, may be recaptured and imprisoned for a term equal to the unexpired portion of the original term.
[ 1909 c 249 § 89; RRS § 2341.]


Indeterminate sentences: Chapter 9.95 RCW.

Terms Used In Washington Code 9.31.090

  • person: may be construed to include the United States, this state, or any state or territory, or any public or private corporation or limited liability company, as well as an individual. See Washington Code 1.16.080