May 19, 2003
Posted at: 2:36 p.m. CDT
BATESVILLE, Ark. -- Independence County authorities are on the lookout for three jail escapees that escaped early Monday morning.
All three men should be considered armed and dangerous.
At approximately 3:30 a.m., three inmates at the county's detention center overpowered a guard and broke free. The three are identified as:
- 19-year-old Bryan Keith Shankle
- 19-year-old Bobby W. Woodrum
- 26-year-old John Henry Figueroa, Jr.
Shankle was being held on capital murder charges for a Fulton County crime. Woodrum is also a murder suspect out of Fulton County.
Figueroa was being held for first degree battery and aggravated robbery.