Prisoner Walks Away From EKCC In West Liberty

Posted at 2:22 PM, Jan 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-11 14:42:15-05

MORGAN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – An inmate has walked away from Eastern Kentucky Correctional Complex, state corrections officials confirm.

At 12:29 p.m. John Parrott, a minimum-security inmate at the Eastern Kentucky Correctional Complex, walked away from an outside work detail at a local tree farm.

Parrott was serving a 38-year sentence for convictions out of Nelson and Jefferson counties for second-degree burglary, theft by unlawful taking, first-degree burglary, receiving stolen property, second-degree robbery, possession of a handgun by convicted felon, first-degree wanton Endangerment and second-degree escape.

He is a 40-year-old white male, 6 foot, 210 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. He would have been eligible for parole March 2019.

Anyone with any information concerning Parrott is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police Post 8 in Morehead KY at 606-784-4127.