Mass Escape at Nash County Detention Center, North Carolina

Mass Escape at Nash County Detention Center, North Carolina

Nash County Detention Center, Nashville, North Carolina
March 25, 2019

Five inmates identified a camera blind spot and escaped through a hole in the fence on Monday night.

The local sheriff and the FBI began a search for the five men and four were recaptured by Tuesday morning. Two of the men were found at a motel 15 miles from the prison. One inmate remains at large.

Nash County Sheriff Keith Stone said that he believes the prisoners had an outside accomplice.

(Updated: 4/1/19)

Citations:

5 inmates escape North Carolina jail, 4 taken into custody“, NBC News, March 26, 2019.

Four of five inmates who escaped from a North Carolina jail have been captured, sheriff’s office says” CNN, March 26, 2019.

4 inmates in custody, 1 wanted after escape at Nash County Detention Center” ABC 11, March 26, 2019.

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