- Associated Press - Thursday, October 30, 2014

PINEVILLE, Ky. (AP) - An inmate has been charged with escaping from a state prison in eastern Kentucky.

WYMT-TV in Hazard reported (https://bit.ly/106zmcC ) that 48-year-old Bobby L. Murray Jr. walked away from the Bell County Forestry Camp near Pineville in May.

They found him a few hours later about five miles away.

Murray is charged with second degree escape and being a first degree persistent felony offender.

Murray was serving time for burglary and wanton endangerment charges.

The Kentucky Parole Board deferred his bid for release in June for 24 months.


Information from: WYMT-TV, https://www.wkyt.com/wymtnews

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