Update: Officials catch inmate missing from Holmes County Correctional Facility

LEXINGTON, Miss. (WJTV) **updated at 5:50AM Saturday**

MDOC officials confirm Holmes County escapee Javontae Taliaferro is back in custody.

He was caught at 6:50 p.m. on Friday, less than 4 hours after he went missing.


LEXINGTON, Miss. (WJTV) — Authorities said an inmate is missing from the Holmes-Humphreys County/Regional Correctional Facility.

Sheriff Willie March said they did a headcount and noticed that one inmate was not there.

Information about the inmate has not been released yet.

WJTV will provide updates as we get them.

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