Inmates use 'dummies' in escape attempt

The inmates evaded a headcount by stuffing pillows and blankets into their beds


By Courtney Clark
WVNSTV.com

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Pillow-and-blanket "dummies" were used to help three inmates try to escape from a West Virginia maximum security prison.

Corrections Commissioner Jim Rubenstein said the inmates evaded a headcount by stuffing pillows and blankets into their beds.

The "dummies" made it appear that the inmates were sleeping.

Full story: Inmates Use "Dummies" in Foiled Escape Attempt

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