Pontotoc County escapees found

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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.

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