All 5 escaped inmates located, captured


CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KBSI) – The five inmates who escaped earlier this week now have been located and captured, according to the St. Francois Sheriff’s Department on Saturday morning.

Kelly McSean, Dakota Pace, Aaron Wade Sebastian, and Lujuan Tucker were captured in Ohio.

Michael Wilkins previously was captured during the week and returned to St. Francois without incident.

On Tuesday, Jan. 17, at approximately 7:00 p.m., the inmates at the St. Francois County Detention Center made entry into a secured cell. From there, the inmates made their way through a secured door by use of force.

The inmates then made their way to the roof of the Detention Center and eventually onto the ground. The inmates made their way to the Centene Corporation within 15 minutes, entered through the secured parking lot and stole a grey 2009 Scion TC with Missouri temporary tags.

All inmates left in the stolen vehicle and were last seen on camera traveling in a southerly direction. All inmates discarded their orange clothing and were seen on camera wearing white thermal leggings, white boxer and/or basketball shorts and white t-shirts. Tucker was wearing a black t-shirt.While Wilkins was captured in Missouri, Pace, Tucker, McSean and Sebastian were located hours later in Ohio.


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