A man convicted of murder is missing and may have escaped from prison in Nelsonville, Ohio, according to the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction.
John Modie, 58, was missing during the 11 p.m. count on Sunday night at the Southeastern Correctional Complex, WBNS-TV reported.
According to the facility’s website, it is a minimum- and medium-security facility that houses approximately 450 older offenders.
Both the DRC and local law enforcement are working to find Modie if he is not found in the facility.
Modie is described as a white man, 6-foot-4 inches tall and has gray hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing standard department-issued clothes of a blue hoodie, gray sweatshirt and blue pants.
He is serving a sentence of 15 years to life in prison for robbery the murder of a woman in Cleveland, Ohio, in 2003. His first parole hearing was set for October 2020.
Hocking College, located in Nelsonville, has closed Monday until noon as police search the area.
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