All 4 men wanted for escaping Alcorn County jail back in custody, sheriff says

ALCORN, Miss. — UPDATE 8/6/2022 11:25 a.m.:

According to the Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, the fourth escaped inmate is back in custody,

On Aug. 6, Alcorn County Deputies and Investigators received information about the location of Landon Braudway at about 1:30 a.m.

The officers went to a home in Alcorn County and located Braudway who attempted to flee, a release said.

According to officials, he then attempted to fight the officers but they were able to take Braudway back into custody.

The investigation into their escape is ongoing.


Three of the four inmates who escaped a Mississippi jail after reportedly cutting a hole in the roof were taken into custody in Louisiana Friday night.

The inmates were identified as Landon Braudway, Antonio Reyes, Samuel Sims, and Hunter Wiginton.

FOX13 has learned that Reyes, Sims, and Wiginton were arrested at a Baton Rouge convenience store.

Landon Braudway has not been located, the Alcorn County Sheriff said.

Staff at the Alcorn County Jail discovered that the four inmates were missing in the early morning of Aug. 5, according to the Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office.

Based on surveillance footage, the inmates ran east from the jail toward the National Guard Armory at approximately 2 a.m., officials said.