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Inmate escapes from federal prison near Memphis

Updated: Jun. 15, 2021 at 12:53 PM CDT
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MILLINGTON, Tenn. (WMC) - Officials are searching for an inmate man who they said escaped from a federal prison in Millington.

Cecil Corey Haggins, 33, was discovered missing from the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) Memphis’ satellite camp around 8:30 p.m. Monday.

According to the release, a prison officer noticed he was gone during a special count.

The inmate was sentenced to a 120-month sentence in prison at the Eastern District of Tennessee for Possession With Intent to Distribute Fifty Grams or More of a Methamphetamine Mixture and Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Offense, according to the release.

Anyone with information about Haggins whereabouts should contact the United States Marshals Service at (901) 544-3304.

Additional information about the Bureau of Prisons can be found at www.bop.gov.

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