Jail escape in West Point leads to arrest in Starkville

SDN Staff Reports
Staff Writer

A man who escaped from the Clay County Jail in West Point on Oct. 14 has been apprehended, according to the Starkville Police Department.

Authorities in West Point were searching for Depriest Gray, 29, and informed SPD about the escape. He was located on South Montgomery Street in Starkville earlier today, according to a SPD press release.

Gray was detained and transported back to the Clay County Jail where he will face additional charges.

He was arrested by SPD on June 19 of last year and convicted of robbery and kidnapping in an incident on Old West Point Road.