Howard County Inmate Escapes from Jail and May Be in Columbia

4 years 4 months 3 weeks ago Monday, July 15 2013 Jul 15, 2013 Monday, July 15, 2013 11:46:00 AM UTC July 15, 2013 in News
By: Alex Mallin, KOMU 8 Reporter

HOWARD COUNTY - At 1 a.m. Monday, a man escaped from the Howard County Jail. Someone reportedly spotted a person matching his description in Columbia.

Walter Estay is a 21-year-old black male, and was last seen wearing a black shirt and black pants. The Sheriff's Department said Estay could possibly be driving a stolen black Rav4 with the license plate MG1-P9F. 

Estay has been held in the jail on the charge of tampering with a motor vehicle since Thursday, July 4.

Anyone who may have seen him or could know his location is urged to call their local police department or call the Howard County Sheriff's Office at 660-248-2477.

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