Inmate Escapes from Marion Co. Work Release Center


By Alabama News Network

Authorities are looking for an inmate they say escaped from a work release center in Marion County Saturday night.

Department of Corrections officials say they discovered Michael Orton was missing from the Hamilton Work Release Center during a routine bed check.

He was serving 10 years after a drug conviction last year. If you have any information on Orton's whereabouts, you're asked to contact local law enforcement.

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