UPDATE: Escaped inmates Christopher Horton and Joshua Folks are now in custody. The investigation is ongoing. St. Mary's Parish Sheriff's Office will release additional details of the capture as they become available.
CENTERVILLE, La. – The St. Mary’s Sheriff’s Office is currently looking for 2 inmates who escaped from the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center in Centerville, Louisiana.
The inmates have been identified as 28-year-old Christopher Horton of Bayou Vista, and 36-year-old Joshua Folks of Franklin.
Horton is 5’11” with blond hair and brown eyes, while Folks is 5’9” with brown hair and blue eyes.
Horton was incarcerated for second degree murder and arson as well as other charges. Folks was incarcerated for theft and aggravated rape.
Both Horton and Folks should be considered armed and dangerous according to police.
Anyone who see Horton or Folks is being asked to call their local law enforcement, and anyone with information on their whereabouts is asked to contact the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office at (985) 384-1622 or (337) 828-1960.