Manhunt underway for escaped inmate suspected of killing prison official

Washington Examiner - 08-10


Investigators say they are looking for a man who escaped prison custody while on mowing duty Wednesday near the home of a prison official who was later found dead. Curtis Ray Watson, who was serving a 15-year sentence for aggravated kidnapping, was last spotted on a riding mower near the home of prison official Debra Johnson, located on West Tennessee State Penitentiary grounds.