Authorities recapture 1 of 4 Mississippi prisoners
Published 4:34 pm, Saturday, August 12, 2017
CLARKSDALE, Miss. (AP) — Officials have captured one of four inmates who escaped from a county jail in Mississippi a day after the breakout.
The Mississippi Department of Public Safety said Saturday that Cordarius Thomas of Clarksdale was back in custody. He was jailed on charges of assault and burglary.
Authorities are still looking for three other inmates who got out of the Coahoma County Jail early Friday.
The sheriff's office says the four were discovered missing during a routine check.
Marquis Stevenson of Jonestown was jailed on a statutory rape charge while out on bond on a murder charge.
Percy Bryant of Clarksdale was jailed on an aggravated assault charge, and LeAndrew Booker of Clarksdale was being held for burglary.