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Prisoner Escape in Washington County Kentucky, KSP Asking for Help

Date of News Release 01/12/05

(Columbia, KY) - Kentucky State Trooper Jonathan Boyd is investigating a prisoner's escape in Washington County.

The escapee, Patrick Michael Beckett, from Henderson Kentucky, was serving time in Marion County Jail for numerous drug-related charges and bail jumping. He was on an unsupervised work release detail in Springfield Kentucky, when he disappeared at approximately 2:45 p.m.

Patrick Beckett is described as a 48-year-old white male, 5'10", 200 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a tan shirt and khaki colored pants. His direction of travel is unknown at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police, Columbia post, at 1-(800) 222-5555.

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