Police: Escaped SC inmate still on loose


SUMTER COUNTY, S.C. - A man who escaped from his cell at a South Carolina prison is still on the loose, authorities said.

The Department of Corrections is still searching for Andrew McElrath.

Investigators said McElrath has been missing from the Wateree River Correctional Institution in Rembert since Saturday.

Correction officials said they don’t know how the man was able to escape the medium-security prison.