Remaining Parchman escapee in custody

Parchman escapee Dillion Williams is in custody, MDOC announced Monday afternoon.

Posted: Jan 6, 2020 9:22 AM
Updated: Jan 6, 2020 8:14 PM

7:55 p.m.

Federal, state and local law enforcement arrested Dillion Williams east of Memphis in Rossville, Tennessee.

Dillion Williams | Source: MDOC

Dillion Williams was captured Monday. | Source: Gov. Phil Bryant/Twitter

The U.S. Marshals Service said he surrendered peacefully Monday.

The Mississippi Department of Corrections said Williams was discovered shortly after 2 p.m. in a wooded area in the area where David May turned up early Sunday.

3:03 p.m.

Parchman escapee Dillion Williams is in custody, MDOC announced Monday afternoon.

MDOC did not indicate where he was captured. WTVA is working to learn more about his capture.

Original post below

JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - Authorities continue to search for an inmate who escaped Saturday from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.

Dillion Williams and David May were discovered missing early Saturday morning.

May was captured early Sunday morning. Authorities also recovered a black truck that was used in the escape.

The hunt continues for Williams who is serving 40 years for residential burglary and aggravated assault in Marshall County.

Williams, 27, has a medium build, brown eyes and black hair. He is 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs approximately 175 pounds.

Mississippi Crime Stoppers and the U.S. Marshals Service are offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to Williams’ arrest. 

Anyone with information about Williams’ whereabouts should contact Crime Stoppers at 601-355-8477, the Mississippi Department of Corrections at 662-745-6611, the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation at 601-987-1530 or the nearest law enforcement agency.

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