The Kentucky State Police Post 7 Richmond is investigating the escape of an inmate from the Estill County Jail.
Nekea Rose, 29 of Beattyville was incarcerated for Burglary 1st degree in Estill County.
Rose managed to escape custody at approximately 8:55 p.m. on August 16. 2011. Rose will be charged with Escape 2nd Degree once he is returned to custody. Rose also has an outstanding warrant for Probation Violation from Lee Circuit Court after failing a drug test and being behind on his court ordered restitution. Rose pled guilty to Burglary 3rd Degree and Theft by Unlawful taking in May of 2008.
Rose was last seen wearing gray jogging pants and a white tank top shirt.
If you know Rose whereabouts please contact the Kentucky State Police Post 7 / Richmond at 1-800-222-5555 or your local law enforcement agency.