Escaped convict arrested in Lawrence County

Published 8:51 pm Tuesday, October 4, 2022

The hunt for an escaped Hancock County inmate is over.

Kasie Mitchell was captured around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Lawrence County.

Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office was in close coordination with Hancock, Pike and Walthall County Sheriff’s Offices since approximately 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, shortly before the arrest of an alleged accessory, Sawyer Reid, of McCullough Road in Pike County.

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“I want to commend Captain Garrett Bradford, Deputy Chris Wallace, Walthall County Investigator Cole Andrews and Hancock County Investigators Mike Burkett and Matt Sekinger on a job well done!” said Lawrence County Sheriff Ryan Everett.