Inmate serving time for second-degree murder escapes from central NC prison
Posted June 27, 2015
Polkton, N.C. — A 29-year-old man serving time for second-degree murder escaped from the Brown Creek Correctional Institute early Saturday, according to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety.
Authorities said Kristopher McNeil, who was in the prison's minimum-security unit, was discovered missing shortly after midnight. They believe he scaled the facility's fence.
McNeil is serving a 14-year sentence for second-degree murder, and he was scheduled for release in 2018.
Anyone with information about McNeil's whereabouts should call local law enforcement officials or the Brown Creek Correctional Institution at 704-694-2622.