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Muskegon prisoner tries (and fails) to break out of prison



A jailbreak in Muskegon turned out to be more of a rescue effort for the prisoner on the run. A prisoner in the Muskegon County Jail who attempted to break out didn't get very far, and ended up stuck in the walls of the jailhouse.

Jacob Humphrey, an inmate at the detention center, tried to escape through a ceiling utility hatch on Wednesday, January 11th. Muskegon County Sheriff Michael Poulin says an officer noticed the hanging utility hatch in the booking area around 8 p.m. and decided to investigate.

When authorities peered inside they found Humphrey stuck in a small cement void within the walls. Police said the void lead to nowhere. 

Utility hatches in the facility have since been reinforced. Humphry will be charged with an attempted escape. 



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