Sunday, January 10, 2010

Two men climb out of prison -- Oklahoma City, OK

Authorities are searching for a pair of inmates who escaped from an Oklahoma City prison late Sunday night.

The escape happened at the Oklahoma City Community Correctional Center. Twenty-seven-year-old Jimmy Turk and 37-year-old Roy Killian escaped at about 11 p.m. Sunday night while being escorted to their cells at the end of an exercise period.

Police say the men climbed over a fence near Interstate 44.

Prison records show Turk has previous firearms and burglary convictions while Killian's convictions include grand larceny, burglary and assault with a dangerous weapon.

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