Man convicted in 2 killings escapes from Mississippi prison
LEAKESVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say a convicted killer has escaped from prison in Mississippi.
The state Department of Corrections says in a news release that 47-year-old Michael F. Wilson was found to be missing Thursday afternoon from South Mississippi Correctional Institution.
The prison in Leakesville was put on lockdown, and a search was underway.
Wilson, nicknamed “Pretty Boy Floyd,” was sentenced to two life sentences in September 2015 for killing two people in coastal Harrison County a year earlier.
Wilson is 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighs 160 pounds and has hazel eyes.
The Department of Corrections says Wilson is not believed to be armed, but should be considered dangerous.
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