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HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A search is underway for a Mississippi Department of Corrections inmate who never returned from a weekend pass.

WDAM-TV reports authorities are looking for 42-year-old James Robert Keel, who is serving 20 years for conspiracy to commit a crime and 10 years of probation for selling methamphetamine in Yalobusha County.

According to a tweet from the Mississippi Department of Corrections, Keel was being housed at the Forrest County Community Work Center in Hattiesburg. Officials said he was supposed to return Monday after a weekend pass, but never showed up.

Keel is described as 5’11 inches and weighs 180 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes.

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If you see Keel or have any information on his whereabouts, please call MDOC at 662-745-6611.


Information from: WDAM-TV,