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Police Seek Inmate Who Escaped Keeton Correctional Facility

Posted at 8:21 AM, Jan 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-19 08:21:15-05

PADUCAH, Ky. (WPSD) — Authorities are seeking an inmate missing from the Keeton Correctional Facility.


Frankie Lee Higdon

WPSD reports that jail staff discovered 33-year-old Frankie Lee Higdon missing.

Higdon is described as white with brown hair and blue eyes, standing 5-foot-11. Officials said he was last seen wearing a tan jacket, black pants and carrying a black backpack.

Higdon was serving time for second-degree burglary, tampering with physical evidence, and first-degree fleeing and evading police in a motor vehicle.

Kentucky State Police are asking anyone with information about the escape to call  270-856-3721 or anonymously at 800-222-5555.