Laurel County deputies need help finding escaped inmate

(WYMT)

KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) — Deputies in Laurel County need help finding an escaped inmate.

Jail officials say Jason Rice ran away from work detail Tuesday afternoon near the Levi Jackson Cemetery in Barbourville.

He was last seen near Highway 1023 and Highway 223.

Anyone who sees Rice is asked to call police.

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