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McDowell inmate indicted for alleged escape from custody

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. –A federal grand jury sitting in Charleston indicted Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) McDowell inmate Milton Rawling, 36, for allegedly escaping federal custody from December 19, 2012 through February 19, 2103.  The indictment returned on April 30 alleges that Rawling failed to report to Hope Village, Inc., a residential reentry center located in Washington, D.C.  Rawling was in custody due to his conviction of a federal felony offense.  Rawling was ordered to report to the reentry center, also known as a halfway house, but failed to do so.   

Rawling faces up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine if convicted. 

The investigation was conducted by the United States Marshals Service.  Assistant United States Attorney William King is in charge of the prosecution. 

Note: The charge contained in the indictment is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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