CENTERVILLE, LA (KPLC) - A man accused of second-degree murder and arson has escaped from the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center in Centerville.
St. Mary Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Traci Landry said 28-year-old Christopher Horton was one of two inmates to escape from the facility.
Horton, of Bayou Vista, has been described as a 5-foot-11 white male with blond hair and brown eyes.
Joshua Folks, 36, escaped along with Horton. Folks, incarcerated on theft and aggravated escape charges, has been described as a white male, 5-9 with brown hair and blue eyes. Folks is from Franklin.
"Horton and Folks should be considered dangerous," Landry said in a news release. "Anyone who sees Horton or Folks should contact their local law enforcement agency."
The St. Mary Sheriff's Office can be contacted at 985-384-1622 or 337-828-1960.