Jimmy Causey, 46, escaped from Lieber Correctional in Dorchester County, South Carolina, around 2:00 P.M. EST on Wednesday. The South Carolina Department of Corrections is actively searching for him.
Details of Causey’s escape have not yet been made available.
Causey was in prison on a life sentence for a kidnapping violation from Richland County.
He stands 6-feet-2 inches tall and weighs 177 pounds. He has a one inch scar on his chin.
Anyone who sees him should call 911.
The South Carolina Department of Corrections posted the following message on Twitter:
Lieber Correctional Institution
The Lieber Correctional Institution is a maximum-security state prison for men located in Ridgeville, Dorchester County, South Carolina, owned and operated by the South Carolina Department of Corrections. It opened in 1986 and has a current capacity of 1,488.