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(Update) Two Inmates 'Walk Away' from Separate West Ky Facilities Over Weekend

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Update: Webster County Emergency Management said in a release on Facebook that the county sheriff's department has apprehended William Woodring, who faces new charges. 

Woodring worked in the kitchen detail and escaped Sunday morning while transporting trays from the Webster County Restricted Custody Center kitchen to the detention center's Sally Port.

New charges include five years added to his sentence to be served in a higher security facility.

More details about his escape and the facilities.

Original Story: 

Kentucky State Police are looking for two inmates who walked away from separate western Kentucky facilities.

KSP said in a news release that William Earl Woodring left the Webster County Detention Center on Sunday. He last was seen wearing an orange prison shirt and khaki pants. Woodring was serving a sentence for wanton endangerment and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Woodring is white, 56 years old with gray hair and green eyes.

In a separate statement, state police said Brandon James Brasher left the Crittenden County Jail in Marion on Saturday. He last was seen wearing gray sweatpants and a white T-shirt. Brasher was serving time for burglary and receiving stolen property. The 31-year-old Brasher is white and has blond hair and blue eyes.

Matt Markgraf joined the WKMS team as a student in January 2007. He's served in a variety of roles over the years: as News Director March 2016-September 2019 and previously as the New Media & Promotions Coordinator beginning in 2011. Prior to that, he was a graduate and undergraduate assistant. He is currently the host of the international music show Imported on Sunday nights at 10 p.m.
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