Officials with Kentucky River Regional Jail report that four inmates escaped from the facility yesterday evening (July 8), after a jail employee dropped his set of keys inside the jail. One of the men was apprehended by deputies in the Walmart parking lot directly after escaping. The three remaining escapees are still at large and the incident is still under investigation. Anyone with any information on the locations of Kenneth Spurlock, Steven Smith and James Reed are asked to contact the jail or law enforcement. For more information pick up the July 11 edition of the Hazard Herald.

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