Search continues for escaped murderer

August 15, 2007

The search for an escaped murderer continues. Forrest Kelly Samples apparently used a makeshift ladder to go over two fences at the Broad River Prison in Columbia last night.

He was serving life for killing a Laurens motel owner in 1996.

A burglar who escaped with him was captured early today. Both men worked in a prison workshop. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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