Escaped inmate back in custody in Graves County, Ky., accomplices charged

Escaped inmate back in custody in Graves County, Ky., accomplices charged

GRAVES COUNTY, Ky. (KFVS) - An escaped inmate is back in custody after he left through an open door on Sunday, Oct. 6.

According to the Graves County Sheriff’s Office, Darius Harrison, 26, of Mayfield, Ky. was working in the Graves County jail when he left through a door that had been left open.

Harrison was apprehended at a home on Clayshire Coury on Tuesday, Oct.15.

During the investigation, a man at the home, Michael Payton, 35, of Mayfield, Ky. told police that Harrison was not there. Harrison had been hiding there with Payton’s knowledge and consent.

Payton was arrested for second-degree hinder prosecution and apprehension of another fugitive.

A third man was also found at the home, Cordell Cody, 26 of Mayfield, Ky. Cody was wanted on an outstanding Graves County warrant of second-degree jumping bail.

(Source - Graves County Jail)
(Source - Graves County Jail) (Source: - Graves County Jail)

Mayfield Police assisted in the investigation.

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