South Dakota authorities search for two missing inmates

YANKTON, S.D. — According to a press release from the South Dakota Department of Corrections, State prison inmates Travis Mann and Matthew Weddell have been placed on escape status.

Both inmates failed to report to their community service job site in Yankton April 13.

Mann is a 36-year old white male. He is approximately 5-feet-10 inches tall and weighs 140 pounds. He is currently serving sentences from Brookings County for possession of a controlled substance and from Minnehaha County for forgery.

Weddell is a 38-year old Native American male. He is 5-feet-7 inches tall and weighs 180 pounds. Weddell is currently serving consecutive sentences from Stanley County for grand theft and failure to appear.

If you see ether inmate or know of their whereabouts, contact law enforcement immediately.


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