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Authorities: 2 inmates escape from Gulfport detention center

6 years 2 months 3 weeks ago Sunday, September 11 2016 Sep 11, 2016 September 11, 2016 12:40 PM September 11, 2016 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: APNewsNow

GULFPORT - Mississippi authorities say two inmates have escaped from a Gulfport detention facility.

The Sun Herald reports that 21-year-old Zachary Savoie and 33-year-old Joshua Walton were reported missing early Sunday morning from the Harrison County Community Work Center.

The state Department of Corrections says Savoie was serving a four-year sentence for a residential burglary conviction in Pike County, while Walton was serving a six-year sentence for a residential burglary conviction in Neshoba County.

Savoie was sentenced last September. Walton was sentenced in March.

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