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All seven inmates, including two from Baton Rouge, captured after prison break in Madison Parish

1 week 4 days 7 hours ago Wednesday, September 12 2018 Sep 12, 2018 September 12, 2018 5:26 PM September 12, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ

UPDATE: All seven inmates have been captured after escaping the Madison Parish Detention Center. Authorities say the inmates escaped by scaling one of the prison's perimeter fences.

TALLULAH - Authorities are searching for seven state prisoners, including two men out of Baton Rouge, after a break-out at the Madison Parish Detention Center.

According to the Department of Corrections, the inmates escaped the facility in Tallulah around lunchtime Wednesday. The department says the seven inmates scaled a fence at the facility.

Among those inmates is Joshua Lewis, who was pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the 2010 shooting death of Jeremiah Pate, 21.

Three of the inmates have been captured, but four, including Lewis, are still on the run. The escapees are considered dangerous. If you have information on the whereabouts of these inmates, call the Madison Parish Sheriff's Office at 318-574-1831.

The following inmates are back in custody:

Earl Hollins - 24 years old, 5 foot 9 inches tall, 145 pounds - Aggravated Assault, Possession of Firearm, Simple Robbery (10 year sentence), East Baton Rouge Parish

Joshua Lewis - 26 years old, 5 foot 10 inches tall, 170 pounds - Manslaughter (20 year sentence), East Baton Rouge Parish

Leedarius Rogers - 24 years old, 5 foot 9 inches tall, 130 pounds - Armed Robbery (20 year sentence), Caddo Parish

Devario Turner - 36 years old, 5 foot 7 inches tall, 195 pounds - Armed Robbery (30 year sentence), Franklin Parish

Terrell Casby - 28 years old, Armed Robbery (25 year sentence), Jefferson Parish (Captured)

Keith Rogers - 37 years old, 2 counts Simple Robbery (14 year sentence), Caddo Parish (Captured)

Zamar Tucker - 19 years old, Simple Robbery, Armed Robbery (10 year sentence), Caddo Parish (Captured)

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CORRECTION: A previous version of this story included incorrect information about a murder in New Roads. A different man with a similar name has been convicted in that case.

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