Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

November 5, 2012

Inmate escapes from Beckley Correctional Center

Associated Press

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Police are searching for an inmate who escaped from the Beckley Correctional Center.

Media outlets report that 26-year-old Joseph Cody Genet was discovered missing during an inmate count early Monday morning.

He was serving a one-to-15-year sentence at the minimum-security facility for burglary charges in Wayne County.


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