A huge manhunt is underway after 12 inmates broke out from an Alabama prison on Sunday night.The inmates escaped from Walker County Jail in Jasper at about 6.30pm. Eight of them had been recaptured by 11.30 but the other four are still on the run. And two of those who escaped were jailed for attempted murder. Local residents in the area of the prison escape have posted to Facebook their anger ad some have even vowed to shoot the escaped inmates on sight.
It isn’t clear as to how the inmates escaped and the authorities are investigating. The Walker County Sheriff’s Office released a list of six prisoners they still were hunting for.
Those being hunted include:
Christopher Micheal Smith, 19, of Jasper is in jail for attempted murder, first-degree burglary, unlawful breaking and entering, second-degree theft.
Brady Andrew Kilpatrick, 24, of Cordova is in jail for possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of marijuana.
Larry Inman Jr, 29, of Parrish, in jail for two counts of receiving stolen property, attempting to elude, failure to appear.Ethan Howard Pearl, 24, of Jasper who was jailed for resisting arrest, obstructing government operations, possession of drug paraphernalia, promoting prison contraband, and failure to appear.
Steven Blake Lamb, 28, of Quinton was jailed for attempted murder, first-degree robbery, first-degree theft, reckless endangerment and probation revocations. He was captured by police at 10.42pm.
Michael Adam McGuff, 30, of Jasper was captured at 10.30pm. He was serving a prison sentence for third-degree escape and obstructing government operations.
The other inmates who were recaptured include Johnny Richard Hunter, 26, Christopher Cole Spain, 18, Kristopher Keith Secrest, 20, Quadrekas Latoddrick Key, 21, Timothy Chaz Cooper, 28, and Steven Sanford Hartley, 27.
The sheriff’s office said a $500 reward is being offered for information that leads to the capture of the missing inmates.