ESCAPED INMATE SOUGHT Authorities Seeking Female Inmate Who Escaped From Beckley Correctional Center
Reported by: Jeff Morris
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Feb. 14, 2013 3:32 PM EST
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Beckley, Raleigh County
, West Virginia
Authorities said they are seeking a female inmate who failed to return to the Beckley Correctional Center Thursday from a two-hour shopping pass.
Amanda Renee Taylor, 37, is serving time for two convictions – for operating or attempting to operate a clandestine drug laboratory and fraud with an access device. The crimes occurred in Kanawha County. She is serving one to five years on the first conviction and three years 9 months on the other conviction.
Taylor is a white female with brown hair and eyes and has multiple tattoos. She is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 175 pounds.
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