Law enforcement searching for two missing Parchman inmates

SUNFLOWER COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – The search is on for two inmates who are missing from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.

WREG reports David May, 42, and Dillion Williams, 27, were discovered missing during an emergency count about 1:45 a.m. Saturday morning.

The state did not say whether they had escaped.

The inmates may be traveling in a 2011 Black GMC Truck, bearing Mississippi license plate 1AE7344.

The truck was stolen near the prison. It has black pipe running boards on each side and has a “Cotton” tag on the front bumper.

Mississippi Department of Corrections said May is serving life for two aggravated assault convictions in Harrison County, and Williams is serving 40 years for residential burglary and aggravated assault in Marshall County.

MDOC, along with state and local law enforcement, are searching for the men.

Anyone with information about May and Williams should contact the MDOC at 662-745-6611 or the nearest law enforcement agency.

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