Inmate serving life sentence for first degree murder escapes from BC prison

Megan Trudeau | October 30, 2020 in Provincial

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A man who was serving a life sentence for first degree murder has escaped from the minimum-security unit of Mission Institution, Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) confirmed.

Yesterday, during the 22:00 count, staff members discovered that Roderick Muchikekwanape was not accounted for.

Photo credit: CSC

The CSC says they immediately contacted the Mission RCMP detachment and a warrant for Muchikekwanape’s arrest has been issued.

Muchikekwanape is 41-years-old, measures 6 feet in height and weighs 217 lbs. He has a medium complexion, brown eyes and black hair. 

Anyone who has information on the whereabouts of Muchikekwanape is asked to contact police.

CSC said they are investigating the escape, and are working with the police to locate the offender as quickly as possible.

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