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Two Minimum Security Inmates Abscond From NWCX

Friday, December 11, 2020 | 02:11pm

TIPTONVILLE – Earlier this morning, Robert Lee Brown #436224 and Christopher Osteen #419675 absconded from the Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) minimum security annex.  At approximately 8:25 AM CST, officers confirmed the two minimum security offenders were missing after an emergency recount.  Security measures have been implemented and local law enforcement have been notified.  Search efforts are under way and investigators are following active leads.

Brown, 36, is currently serving an 18-year sentence for Aggravated Rape out of Putnam County.  His sentence was set to expire in 2022. Osteen, 34, is serving an 8-year sentence for Burglary out of Madison County.  His sentence was set to expire in 2023.

Anyone with any information regarding their whereabouts should immediately contact law enforcement or the TDOC TIPS Hotline at 1-844-TDC-FIND.

Christopher Osteen #419675
Robert Lee Brown #436224