Escapees still elude manhunt

Tuesday, March 20th 2001, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

Stringtown - Authorities are still looking for two escaped killers and have investigated two reported sightings of the men in southeastern Oklahoma.

(Atoka County sheriff's dispatcher Valerie Blackwood says one sighting was unfounded while the second is still be investigated. She says the sighting may be of hunters who were thought to be William Davis and Douglas Gray.

(Davis and Gray have been on the lam since last Friday when they got out of the Mack Alford Correctional Center by hiding in a mail cart. The two are believed to have stolen rifles and are considered armed and dangerous.

A team of 100 law enforcement officers are using a helicopter and a team of dogs in the search.