UPDATE: 3 charged with helping Webster County jail escapee

(L-R): Gordon, Sysco, Cooper | Photo: Webster County Sheriff's Department

Three people are accused of helping a jail escapee in Webster County.

Posted: Jan 24, 2019 4:56 PM
Updated: Jan 24, 2019 5:03 PM

EUPORA, Miss. (WTVA) - Three people are accused of helping a jail escapee in Webster County.

Anthony Logan, 18, managed to escape from the county jail on Sunday, Jan. 20.

Anthony Logan

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He was found Wednesday night inside a house in Choctaw County.

Sheriff Andy McCants said two inmates helped Logan scale the fence along the jail’s exercise yard.

He identified the two as:

- Elton Gordon

- Johnathan Sysco

Both are charged with aiding and abetting an inmate in jail.

The sheriff identified the third person as Destiny Cooper.

The sheriff believes she is in a relationship with Logan. He also said she lives at the house where Logan was captured.

She is charged with harboring a fugitive.

Logan and Sysco are now in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections.

Gordon and Cooper are currently in the Webster County jail.

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