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For Release: Contact: Mike Stater
Date: April 4, 2008 Phone: 919 -716-3700

Search underway for escaped inmate

 MARION - Corrections and law enforcement officers are searching for an inmate who escaped Friday morning from the minimum-security unit at Marion Correctional Institution in Marion.

 The inmate was noticed missing shortly after the 6 a.m. head count.  He escaped the facility by scaling a razor wire fence. 

 The inmate is Floyd A. Ramsey, 42, (#0335288) who is serving an 18-month sentence for possession of a firearm by a felon.

 Anyone who has seen the inmate or has information on hisr whereabouts is asked to call Marion Correctional Institution at (828) 659-7810 or by contacting law enforcement officers in Marion, McDowell, Mitchell or Avery Counties.

 Photo of the inmate is available by using the offender search on the NCDOC website at www.doc.state.nc.us

 

 

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