Criminal Law

Man Convicted of Las Vegas Bombing Escapes from Prison

The search for an escaped Nevada prisoner convicted of murder in the 2007 Luxor bombing in Las Vegas was ongoing Wednesday – at least five days since the inmate was last accounted for.

Porfirio Duarte-Herrera, 42, has been missing since Friday evening from the Southern Desert Correctional Center in Indian Springs, a medium-security facility northwest of Las Vegas, according to the Nevada Department of Corrections.

But prison officials did not notice Duarte-Herrera was missing until a 7 a.m. headcount on Tuesday.

Read the source article at USA TODAY

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