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.