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Authorities search for inmate who escaped custody in Meridian


MERIDIAN, Mississippi — Authorities are continuing a search for a Mississippi Department of Corrections inmate, who escaped custody in Meridian last week.

WLBT-TV (http://bit.ly/1LwvYbb ) reports 46-year-old Terry Odoms walked away from supervision on Thursday and is wanted for failing to report his whereabouts and pay supervision fees since July of this year. He remained at large as of Monday.

Odoms was sentenced to 30 years in prison in 1996 after being convicted of selling cocaine in Lauderdale County.

Anyone with information on Odoms' whereabouts is asked to contact 662-745-6611 or your local law enforcement agency.

Information from: WLBT-TV, http://www.wlbt.com

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