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Inmate walks away from Jackie Brannon Correctional Center

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Inmate walks away from Jackie Brannon Correctional Center

The Oklahoma Department of Corrections Fugitive Apprehension Unit is searching for an inmate who walked away from the Jackie Brannon Correctional Center in McAlester this evening. Inmate Kirby G. Yates walked away from the minimum-security facility this afternoon. The 52 year old is a white male who stands 6 feet tall and weighs approximately 235 pounds. Yates is serving a five year sentence for first degree arson.

If you know his whereabouts, call your local police department or 911 immediately.

Last Modified on Apr 19, 2021