Inmate who walked away from minimum security Atoka Co. prison back in custody

Joseph Feinberg
Joseph Feinberg(Oklahoma Department of Corrections)
Published: Nov. 18, 2020 at 10:23 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 19, 2020 at 8:51 AM CST
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UPDATE (8:50 a.m.) The inmate that walked away from the Howard McLeod Correctional yesterday was taken back into custody by prison officials at approximately 3:30 a.m. this morning, according to Tod Dillard with the Howard McLeod Correctional Center.

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ATOKA COUNTY, Oklahoma (KXII) - The Oklahoma Department of Corrections says an inmate walked away from the Howard McLeod prison in Atoka County on Wednesday.

ODOC says 52-year-old Joseph Feinberg was reported missing around 5:40 p.m. He was serving a 15-year sentence for violation of sex offender registration and lewd acts to a child.

Court records show Feinberg had escaped once before in 2008.

Feinberg is described as a 5-foot 7-inch tall white man weighing 169 pounds. He has grey hair, green eyes and a rose tattoo on his right shoulder. Feinberg was last seen wearing an orange prison outfit.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911.

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