UPDATE: Both escaped inmates from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman are now in custody.
Mississippi Department of Corrections tweeted Monday that Dillion Williams is in custody.
27-year-old Dillion Williams is serving 40 years for residential burglary and aggravated assault in Marshall County.
42-year-old David May was captured Sunday. May is serving life for two aggravated assault convictions in Harrison County
(AP) – One of two prisoners believe to have escaped from a Mississippi prison recently rocked by violence has been found.
The Mississippi Department of Corrections tweeted early Sunday that 42-year-old David May was in custody. Corrections officials said on Facebook that May and 27-year-old Dillion Williams were discovered missing from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman early Saturday.
May is serving a life sentence for two aggravated assault convictions and Williams is serving a 40-year sentence for residential burglary and aggravated assault. Detention facilities across the state are on lockdown following a week of violence that has resulted in five inmate deaths.