Mississippi inmate pushes guard down, escapes hospital

Published 1:49 pm Wednesday, January 8, 2020

An inmate is accused of escaping from custody in Mississippi by pushing down a guard and running away from a hospital.

Marshall Ray Williams, 29, took off from Ocean Springs Hospital on Wednesday morning, Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell said in a news release.

Williams had been in custody on four felony warrants, Ezell said.

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He was receiving treatment at the hospital for an unknown condition, news outlets reported.