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.