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Help MDOC Find Escapee in South Mississippi

JACKSON, MISS. – The Mississippi Department of Corrections is searching for escaped state Inmate Corey Lee Alred.

Alred, 39, fled a work detail in Perry County just before 2 p.m. today. He was still dressed in his MDOC green and white uniform. He was last seen off Mississippi Highway 42, west of Richton in Perry County.

Alred is assigned to the South Mississippi Correctional Institution (SMCI) in Greene County. He is serving a total of nine years for burglary larceny/of an unoccupied dwelling in Panola County, embezzlement in Tate County, and residential burglary in Tallahatchie County.

Alred, MDOC #184461, is a white male standing 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighing 145 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes.

If you see Alred, call the MDOC at 662-745-6611 or Crime Stoppers at 601-355 8477. Anyone with information that leads to an arrest could be eligible for a reward of up to $2,500. Tips can also be made on a tip online through the Web Tip link on the home page of the Central MS Crime Stoppers website or by going to​

Published: 7/23/2019