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Update on the Escaped Inmate in Yakima

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YAKIMA, Wash - As of 11:48am officers continue to search for an inmate who escaped from a warehouse while working at the Justice Center.

KNDO put a call to the Dept. of Corrections, a spokesperson with the jail tells us the inmate was part of a work crew, under supervision at a warehouse next to the Justice Center on Fair Avenue. He says the inmate escaped this morning while at the site.

Inmate's name is Eddie Ray Hall. He was scheduled to be released from the Yakima County Jail on Jan. 14, 2009

He is a white male, in his early 40's, 6"2" tall, long brown hair and mustache, wearing a green sweatshirt and blue jeans. He was incarcerated for violating parole.