Former Packers camp tight end found after escaping from correction center

Colt Lyerla had overdosed, condition unknown
Posted at 3:09 PM, May 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-05 18:17:56-04

Former Packers camp tight end Colt Lyerla has been found after escaping from a correction center in Oregon. He was found in a Hillsboro, Oregon home where had overdosed on an unknown drug, according to The Oregonian newspaper.

Lyerla escaped Thursday from the Washington County Community Correction Center where he was serving time for possession of heroin.

Officials heard an alarm from a dorm correction center around 4:55 p.m. Thursday, the report said. When county workers arrived, they found an escape in progress through an open window.

All residents were accounted for except Lyerla, the report said.

The correction center is a minimum-security facility across from the Washington County jail in Oregon.

Lyerla joined the Packers in 2014 as an undrafted free agent, but was released later that summer due to a knee injury.

Lyerla's condition is unknown.