SUNFLOWER COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – One of two inmate escapees out of the Mississippi State Penitentiary has been captured.
According to The Mississippi Department of Corrections, 42-year-old David May is back in custody.
May is serving life for two aggravated assault convictions in Harrison county.
The other escaped inmate, 27-year-old Dillion Williams is still missing.
Both May and Williams were discovered missing during an emergency count, early Saturday morning.
Williams is serving 40 years for residential burglary and aggravated assault in marshall county.
Williams may be traveling in a stolen 2011 black GMC truck with the Mississippi license plate number
“1ae7344,” with a “cotton” tag displayed on the front bumper.
Anyone with information of his whereabouts should contact the Mississippi Department of Corrections or the nearest law enforcement agency.