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Convicted Mississippi murderer escapes MDOC custody, considered highly dangerous

A convicted Mississippi murderer escaped MDOC custody early this morning. His is considered highly dangerous.

From the MBI:

Authorities are on the lookout for a murder suspect who escaped from the Coahoma County Jail this morning (August 23). James Lee Johnson, Jr. is described as a black male, six feet, one inch tall, weighing 160, bald with brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, white long underwear and no shoes. Contact law enforcement with information regarding his whereabouts.

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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