1 Tennessee inmate still on the loose after 6 escape from toilet hole on Christmas
NEWPORT, Tenn. (WATE) — Police have caught five of the six Cocke County inmates that escaped from a toilet hole in the county’s jail annex early Christmas morning.
CLICK FOR MUGSHOTS OF ALL 6 ESCAPED INMATESThe Cocke County Sheriff’s Office says a fifth inmate, John Shehee, turned himself in just after 8 p.m. after his father talked him into it.
Deputies say they spent the day Monday following leads and contacting family and friends. Only one inmate remained on the run as of 8:30 p.m. Monday – David Frazier, 54. He was in custody for aggravated robbery and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon. Frazier is considered to be dangerous and was awaiting trial for his charges
The sheriff’s office says the inmates escaped after a water leak occurred behind a wall unit stainless steel toilet. Reports show the bolts holding the unit rusted out and there was prior damage to