The Kentucky State Police need your help.  They are searching for an inmate who escaped yesterday from the Union County Detention Center in Morganfield.

Kentucky State Police
Kentucky State Police

According to the Kentucky State Police:

The inmate is identified as 40 year-old Jason Stangel of Uniontown, KY.  He was lodged in the Union County Detention Center for non-violent charges but was granted work release.  He was working on with a work crew Thursday in the Whispering Meadows area. According to KSP, Stangel walked away between 9-9:30am and has not been seen since.

His description:  White Male / 6’01” / 220 pounds / Black hair / Brown eyes / Last seen wearing an orange hoodie sweatshirt and tan pants.

If you are aware of Stangel's location or if you have any information relevant to this case, please contact Kentucky State Police Post 16 at 270.826.3312.  Or you can contact your local law enforcement agency.




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