Madison County state inmate captured - - Jackson, MS

Madison County state inmate captured

Casey Bates   (Source: MDOC) Casey Bates (Source: MDOC)
MADISON COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

After eluding authorities since Friday, escaped inmate 40-year-old Casey Lynn Bates, has been captured.

Bates was found and arrested by MDOC officers Saturday around midnight in a wooded area of Scott County, according to a press release from the Mississippi Department of Corrections.

According to the press release Bates will be transported to Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Pearl and may receive an additional five year sentence, if convicted of escape.

The escapee disappeared from his work detail Friday morning at the Canton Public School Administrative Offices.

Bates was serving a five-year sentence for 4 counts of failure to pay child support from Scott County.


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