According to the U.S. Department of Justice, an inmate has escaped from a satellite camp at the Leavenworth Penitentiary. The inmate, James Thompson, was discovered missing just after 4 p.m.
Thompson is a 50-year-old white male with brown hair and brown eyes. He is 6-foot-2 and weighs approximately 202 pounds. Authorities have informed the U.S. Marshals and the FBI about his escape from the minimum security facility.
Thompson was sentenced to 80 months in prison in the Northern District of Georgia for mail fraud.