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Two jail escapees remain at large

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Matthew Findley, Jeffery Webb (Source: Emanuel County Sheriff's Office) Matthew Findley, Jeffery Webb (Source: Emanuel County Sheriff's Office)
EMANUEL CO., GA (WTOC) -

Two of six inmates who escaped the Emanuel County jail on Saturday are still on the loose.

Deputies and U.S. marshals are still looking Matthew Findley and Jeffrey Webb.

Late Saturday night, the six inmates slipped into the utility area. From there, they climbed to the roof, broke open a hatch and escaped over the barbed wire fence.

Emanuel County Sheriff Tyson Stephens said that a jail door to a utility zone was opened during the weekend to allow a work crew into the area to fix a plumbing problem. When the crew left, the jailer closed the door, but failed to lock it. Stephens said the jailer would be disciplined, but he said that would not include termination.

By Sunday morning, three of the six were back in custody. On Monday night, Cecil "Red" Dewitt Nelson was captured Monday night without incident at his mother's home in Pembroke with help from the Pembroke Police Department.

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