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UPDATE: FBI and US Marshals search for escaped Yazoo Co. inmate

YAZOO COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The FBI and US Marshals Service are searching for escaped inmate, Elizeo Martinez. He escaped from the federal prison in Yazoo County on Friday.

Martinez is described as a Hispanic male, standing 5'9" tall and weighing 190 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

He is a San Antonio, Texas resident.

Martinez was last seen around 4 p.m. Friday and was later confirmed missing during a head count.

Martinez was in the Magnolia Work Camp at the prison. He was serving 18 years for conspiracy to distribute and cocaine possession. 

The Mississippi Highway Patrol has issued a statewide alert for Martinez. If you see him please immediately contact local law enforcement. 

The contact number for the U.S. Marshals Service is (601) 608-6800. 
   
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