HILLSBORO, W.Va. — Two inmates at a Pocahontas County correctional facility have escaped.
The West Virginia State Police said Thomas Pennington and Larry Morehead escaped from the Denmar Correctional Facility around 1:30 a.m. Sunday.
Pennington was serving a sentence for first-degree murder and third-degree arson. Morehead was serving time for second-degree sexual assault.
Pennington is from Kanawha County. Morehead is from Nicholas County.
Anyone with information is requested to contact the West Virginia State Police immediately.