KSP Searching For Missing McCracken County Inmate

Posted at 10:02 AM, Aug 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-13 10:02:52-04

PADUCAH, Ky. (LEX 18)– Officials are looking for an inmate who escaped from Keeton Correctional Facility.

Kentucky State Police say staff at the jail noticed 28-year-old Charles A. Richards was missing around 8:30 p.m. Sunday after a head count search.

Richards is described as a white male, 5’09”, blonde hair, and blue eyes. It is unknown what he was wearing at the time of his escape. 

He was serving time for Manufacturing Methamphetamine.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police Post 1 at 270-856-3721 or anonymously at 1-800-222-5555. Citizens may also report tips anonymously through the KSP app. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.