Update 10-18: The inmate has been apprehended
Paducah, KY. (October 16, 2019) – The Kentucky State Police received a call from the McCracken County Jail at approximately 7:46 PM about a missing inmate. The staff advised a state inmate, named Christopher B. Peevyhouse, 19, of Paducah, KY had escaped custody. Peevyhouse was participating in the welding program at Paducah Tilghman and walked away. Peevyhouse is described as a white male, 5’09”, 130 pounds, brown hair, and green eyes. He was last seen wearing navy pants, a khaki shirt, a UK ball cap and glasses. Peevyhouse was last seen in the area of Baptist Hospital. Peevyhouse has a history of burglary, theft and weapons charges. If anyone has contact with Peevyhouse, contact police immediately.
The investigation continues by KSP Trooper Justin Fox. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police Post 1 at 270-856-3721 or anonymously at 1-800-222-5555. Citizens may also report tips anonymously through the KSP app. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.
Editor’s Note: attached Photo of Peevyhouse