Nov 21, 2023

Inmate who escaped satellite camp at Kan. penitentiary still missing

Posted Nov 21, 2023 12:00 PM
Thompson-photo Bureau of Prisons
Thompson-photo Bureau of Prisons

LEAVENWORTH COUNTY — The search continues for an inmate who escaped from a satellite camp at the Leavenworth Penitentiary, according to a statement from the U.S. Bureau of Prisons on Monday night.

Just after 4p.m. Nov. 10, authorities discovered  50-year-old James Thompson was missing.

Thompson is described as white male with brown hair and brown eyes. He’s 6-foot-2 and weighs approximately 202 pounds.

U.S. Marshals and the FBI were informed that he’s missing from the minimum security facility. Thompson was sentenced to 80 months in prison in the Northern District of Georgia for mail fraud.