Inmate serving life sentence for capital murder back in custody after morning escape at Parchman

Inmate serving life sentence for capital murder back in custody after morning escape at Parchman
Matthew Craig McKamey (Source: MDOC)

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - The Mississippi Department of Corrections is no longer searching for an escaped inmate.

Matthew Craig McKamey, 34, escaped around 6:20 a.m. Saturday morning at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.

MDOC searching for escaped inmate serving life sentence for capitol murder
MDOC searching for escaped inmate serving life sentence for capitol murder (Source: MDOC)

He is serving a life sentence for capital murder in Harrison County and has been in prison since December of 2007.

McKamey is 5 feet, 4 inches tall and weighs 136 pounds. He has brown eyes and brown hair.

He is now back in custody.

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