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Manhunt underway for Tennessee jail escapees

Thursday, November 09, 2017 - 00:51

Police are searching for three men, one of them a teen charged with murder, who escaped from a central Tennessee county jail this week. Diane Hodges reports.

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State, Federal and local police are now searching an area northeast of Nashville, Tennessee for three men who escaped from a suburban county jail Tuesday night. On Wednesday, a truck the trio had stolen was found abandoned here. 19-year-old Dylan Ferguson is wanted for murder and arson. He's now been added to the state's Most Wanted List. Fellow escapees Matt White, in the center, and Jeffrey Strong, on the right, are wanted on drug and theft charges. Police say they won't give up until the men are found. SOT/ Chief Deputy Bryon Satterfield, Macon County Sheriff's Office :"We're going to be here as long as it takes to get these inmates back into jail where they belong and to protect the citizens of our community." In the meantime, police are urging residents to lock their doors, and stay alert.

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Manhunt underway for Tennessee jail escapees

Thursday, November 09, 2017 - 00:51