Blackburn inmate who walked away apprehended


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – According to Blackburn Correctional Complex Louis Stokes was apprehended on August 21 in Hart County around 2:30 p.m.

Stokes was serving a 37-year sentence for conviction out of Henderson County including Receiving Stolen Property.

He would have been eligible for parole in April 2018.


August 21.

A man serving 37-years for receiving stolen property walked away from a minimum-security state prison in Lexington Sunday morning, according to the Kentucky Department of Corrections. DOC officials say 41-year old Louis Stokes walked away from the Blackburn Correctional Complex around 8:15 a.m. on August 21, 2016.

His convictions were out of Henderson County. He would have been eligible for parole in April 2018, according to DOC officials.

He is 5’11,” 185-pounds with Brown hair and Green eyes.

Anyone with information concerning Stokes is asked to contact State Police at 502-227-2221 or Lexington Police at 859-258-3600.

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