Jun 06, 2023

Search continues: Inmates escape from SW Missouri jail

Posted Jun 06, 2023 9:00 AM
Mario Che-Tiul-photo Barry Co.
Mario Che-Tiul-photo Barry Co.

BARRY COUNTY—Law enforcement authorities are investigating after several inmates escaped the Barry County jail in Cassville late Thursday, according to the Sheriff's Department.

Two correctional officers were assaulted during the escape. At least three of the escapees have been captured. Deputies, the Missouri State Highway Patrol and U.S. Marshal's service continue to search for 34-year-old Mario Che-Tiul who is facing sex crime charges and is considered armed and dangerous.

Authorities have released no additional details. Check the Post for more information as it becomes available.