Escaped out of Floyd County captured in Rome, police

GDC Floyd Co inmate, Sean Powell

ROME, Ga. — The Georgia Department of Corrections said an escaped was captured without incident Monday night.

The search began Monday when authorities said he walked away from his work detail Monday.

Sean Powell was working at Eastview Cemetery in Rome, Georgia before leaving the premises.

Powell could be anywhere, and law enforcement officials need help finding him.


Powell is described as white, 6 feet tall, weighing 165 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white prison outfit.

If you see Powell, you are asked not to approach him but to call 911.

WANTED: A Georgia inmate is on the loose after leaving work detail. If you see him, "do not approach." (DETAILS - 2wsb.tv/2vZdOUV)

Posted by WSB-TV on Monday, April 30, 2018
Comments on this article