Paducah, KY. (April 23, 2021) – Troopers with Kentucky State Police, Post 1 are searching for a inmate who escaped from the Keaton Correctional Facility in Paducah, Kentucky. Sometime between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Friday evening, Joseph Blake Darnell, 35 of Bowling Green, Kentucky escaped from the facility. Darnell’s direction of travel is unknown at this time. He is described as a white male with blue eyes and short brown hair. He is approximately 6 feet tall and weighing approximately 180 pounds.
KSP asks the public to be on the lookout for Darnell and if located, dial 911. For non-emergencies, the public can call 270-856-3721.
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