Three inmates on the loose after escape through jail skylight

Published 8:57 am Thursday, January 16, 2020

The Covington County Sheriff’s Office reports on social media that three inmates escaped the Covington County Jail Wednesday night.

Sheriff Darrell Perkins told state media that 21-year-old Dillon Parr, 32-year-old Alexander Knight and 30-year-old Christopher Love escaped together through a skylight inside the jail around 10:45 p.m.

Perkins said a jailer noticed one of the inmates as they were running away, and deputies started searching for the trio immediately.

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Parr, of Mt. Olive, is charged with manslaughter and Knight, of Seminary, is facing one charge of commercial burglary. Love’s charges are unknown.