Multiple agencies searching for escaped inmate in Marlboro County

Multiple agencies searching for escaped inmate in Marlboro County

BENNETTSVILLE, SC (WMBF) – Multiple agencies are responding after an inmate escaped from the Marlboro County Detention Center Sunday morning.

The Associated Press is reporting the inmate as 28-year-old Cyril Kendrell Lowery. They say he was  arrested Friday in connection with a drug bust at a Bennettsville home. Deputies seized a large amount of cocaine and pills. Lowery was awaiting a bond hearing.

Major Michael Nunn confirms the Florence County Sheriff's Office has deployed K-9 units to assist in the search.

This is a developing investigation, stick with WMBF News as we work to learn more.

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