Authorities are currently searching for an inmate who escaped from a satellite camp at the Leavenworth Penitentiary, as stated by the U.S. Bureau of Prisons. James Thompson, a 50-year-old white male with brown hair and brown eyes, was discovered missing just after 4 p.m. on Friday. He is 6-foot-2 and weighs approximately 202 pounds.
Thompson was serving a sentence of 80 months in prison for mail fraud in the Northern District of Georgia. The U.S. Marshals and the FBI have been notified of his escape from the minimum security facility.
Efforts are underway to locate Thompson and bring him back into custody. However, further details regarding the ongoing search have not been provided at this time.
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