Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Winfield Correctional Facility Escapee Sought

Press Release

Minimum-custody inmate Lewis Mitchell walked away from Winfield Correctional Facility at approximately 11 p.m., Tuesday, August 8th. Mitchell was reported missing when he could not be located at the facility.
Minimum-custody inmate
Lewis Mitchell

Winfield Correctional Facility exclusively houses minimum-security inmates.

Mitchell is currently serving a 27-month sentence for a 2017 Sedgwick County conviction for burglary. He also was convicted of aggravated indecent liberties in 1995 and burglary and theft charges in 1981.

Anyone with information on Mitchell can call the Kansas Department of Corrections at (620) 221-6660, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation at (800) 572-7463 or local law enforcement.

The walk-away is currently being investigated.  New information will be released as it becomes available.

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