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Second of two murder suspects who escaped Mississippi jail apprehended

June 25, 2016  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
Second of two murder suspects who escaped Mississippi jail apprehended

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The second of two murder suspects who had managed to escape from a detention center in Raymond, Mississippi has been apprehended.

Law enforcement officials announced the capture of 29-year-old Malcolm Jamal Landfair at an undisclosed location on Friday night, WAPT-TV reported.

Landfair was charged in the December 2015 shooting death Christopher Catchings at Red Apple Inn Apartments. He escaped along with 19-year-old Gerome Moore through a hole they made in the wall of a jail cell early Thursday morning, according to Hinds County Sheriff Victor Mason.

Moore, who stands accused of the 2015 carjacking and murder of 69-year-old Carolyn Temple, was apprehended on Thursday afternoon.

Mason said both men were being transported back to jail and will face additional charges stemming from the jailbreak.

A reward of $5,000 for information leading to Landfair’s capture had been offered by the U.S. Marshals Service.

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