JACKSON, MS (WDAM) - This is a news release from MDOC
MDOC authorities are searching for an escaped inmate.
Jeferry McWhorter, a 20-year-old white male was last seen wearing MDOC state-issued green and white striped pants, and a white MDOC shirt with "MDOC Convict" printed on the back.
McWhorter was discovered missing at approximately 4:25 p.m. from the Wilkinson County Community Work Center in Woodville Thursday afternoon.
An investigation of how he left the facility is under way.
McWhorter is serving a two-year sentence for conviction of burglary from Marion County.