Dyer County inmate escapes

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DYER COUNTY, Tenn. — Authorities are searching for a Dyer County inmate who escaped Thursday afternoon.

Edward Earl Copeland escaped at about 1:40 p.m. The 27-year-old was last seen wearing a t-shirt and blue jeans.

Copeland is 5’8″ and weighs 147 lbs. He has blue eyes and multiple tattoos.

If you can help law enforcement find him, call the Dyer County Sheriff’s Office at 731-285-2802.

Copeland was incarcerated for burglary.


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