Wife arrested for hiding inmate after escape from prison

Wife arrested for hiding inmate after escape from prison

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - An inmate is back in custody after escaping prison, and his wife is also in custody for hiding him.

Law enforcement officials launched a search for Terry Mason, who they said escaped a worksite Saturday.

Authorities said Mason did not return from his assigned worksite at Mark Luttrell Transition Center and was discovered missing around 10 p.m.

Officers discovered Mason on Cloudland Drive in Memphis. They said he was hiding with his wife Jacqueline Mason inside her home on Cloudland Drive in Memphis.

Jacqueline Mason is expected to be charged as an accessory after the fact.

Terry Mason is charged with escaping and will be taken to a maximum security prison.

Mason is serving time for robbery in Shelby County dating back to 2010.

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