Escape attempt puts Bexar County Jail on lockdown

September 23, 2018

The Bexar County Jail was put on lockdown Sunday afternoon when an inmate in the infirmary unit tried to escape through the ceiling of his cell, officials said.

Sgt. Elizabeth Gonzalez, spokeswoman for the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office, said Raz Andrew Morvin, 33, climbed into the ceiling and was caught “between floors in the middle of the building.”

Gonzalez said there’s no access from that part of the jail to the outside.

Detention officers were able to retrieve Morvin from the space, Gonzalez said. He will face additional charges. Morvin was in jail on a charge of drunken driving.

Dylan McGuinness covers local politics and the Bexar County government for the Express-News. Read him on our free site, mySA.com, and on our subscriber site, ExpressNews.com. | dylan.mcguinness@express-news.net | Twitter: @DylMcGuinness

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