December 4, 2023

Authorities Looking For Inmate Who Escaped From Oktibbeha County Jail

Morgan Howard

An inmate from Oktibbeha County Jail escaped Sunday, December 3 at 8:40 p.m.

47-year-old William Strohm, of Memphis Tennessee, was serving a year sentence after being revoked on a previous Burglary.

Strohm was a trusty serving on the kitchen crew, and was last seen running northbound on Jackson Street at Martin Luther King Dr.

Police and deputies are actively searching the area on foot and using drones.

Strohm was last seen wearing light-colored pants possibly khaki, a white t-shirt, and a dark-colored coat with orange interior. He is approximately 5’10” and weighs about 190 lbs.

The photo in the article is a picture of Strohm just before his escape.

If anyone knows the whereabouts or comes in contact with Strohm, please contact Oktibbeha County E911, the Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department at 662-323-2421, or the Starkville Police Department at 662-323-4131.

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