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Inmate walks away from Englewood correctional facility

Edward Verdugo was discovered missing from the satellite camp adjacent to the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) Englewood in Littleton.

ENGLEWOOD, Colo — The Federal Bureau of Prisons is searching for missing inmate Edward Verdugo, 49, after authorities said he walked away from a minimum-security correctional facility in Englewood Tuesday morning. 

Verdugo was discovered missing at approximately 10:30 a.m. Tuesday from the satellite camp adjacent to the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) Englewood in Littleton. 

Verdugo is described by the authorities as a Hispanic male with black hair, brown eyes, 5’6” tall and weighs approximately 210 pounds. 

According to a release, Verdugo was serving an aggregate 109-month sentence for conspiracy to distribute heroin, possession with intent to distribute heroin, possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime and felon in possession of a firearm.

The United States Marshals Service, Federal Bureau of Investigation and other law enforcement agencies were notified. An internal investigation was initiated. 

The satellite camp at FCI Englewood is a minimum security facility. 

Anyone with information about Verdugo's whereabouts is asked to contact the United States Marshals Service at 303-728-7800.

Additional information about the Federal Bureau of Prisons can be found at www.bop.gov.

Credit: Federal Bureau of Prisons


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