Madison County Inmate Walks off Work Site

Casey Lynn Bates

Madison County, Miss.
Authorities in Mississippi say Casey Lynn Bates escaped from a work detail Friday morning. Bates, 40, was serving time for failure to pay child support from Scott County.

Bates was last seen at Canton Public School Administrative Offices in Canton at approximately 8 a.m. wearing state-issued green and white striped pants and a white MDOC shirt with “MDOC Convict” printed on the back.

He is a white male, with blue eyes, brown hair and weighs 180 pounds.

Anyone with any information or sightings of Bates should contact local law enforcement or Mississippi Department of Corrections at 662.745.6611.