Pontotoc County escapees found

News
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

PONTOTOC COUNTY, Okla. – Around 7 p.m. Saturday night, two inmate workers, Corey White and Gary Fox, left the scene of a community service cleanup on Pontotoc County fairgrounds.

The two inmates were given permission to drive a county truck to a landfill nearby.

After the two did not return, a manhunt began.

Just before 5 a.m., White was found walking west of Ada on Oilfield Road, where he was taken into custody without incident.

Fox was found deceased a half mile away.

The cause of death is still under investigation.

Latest News

More News

National News

More National

Washington D.C.

More Washington DC

Your Local Election HQ

More Your Local Election HQ

Latest News

More News

Popular

KFOR Podcasts

More Podcasts

Follow @KFOR on Twitter