no avatar

Inmate walks away from work detail in Johnson County

Staff reports • Sep 25, 2012 at 2:51 PM

MOUNTAIN CITY - An inmate at Northeast Correctional Facility in Mountain City escaped Tuesday while on work detail, according to the Tennessee Department of Corrections.

Grady Edwards, a non-violent offender, walked away from work detail at NECX Annex this morning. He was a minimum custody inmate. The TDOC Office of Investigations and local law enforcement are searching for Edwards.

He would have been eligible for parole next year.

Recommended for You

    Johnson City Press Videos