TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Attempted Escape From Kentucky State Penitentiary
Date of News Release: 07/21/2007
(Mayfield, KY) - Kentucky State Police responded to the Kentucky State Penitentiary at 12:43 p.m. in reference to an attempted escape. KSP Tpr Daniel Jones U/583 arrived on scene and discovered that Michael Force inmate #167341 had constructed a mannequin in his bed.
After a search of the Penitentiary inmate Michael Force was located at 1:06 p.m. hiding in the rear of a trash truck underneath some trash. Michael Force's attempted escape was unsuccessful and he was returned to his cell at the Kentucky State Penitentiary. Kentucky State Police was assisted on scene by the Facility Guards at the Kentucky State Penitentiary. Investigation is continuing by Trooper Daniel Jones.