Authorities seek convict who escaped from Shelby County job site

Authorities seek convict who escaped from Shelby County job site

Authorities are seeking a Talladega County convict who escaped from a job site Thursday in Shelby County, according to the Alabama Department of Corrections.

Chris Dwayne Williams, 43, is serving a 20-year sentence for manslaughter at the Childersburg Work Release Center.

Around 1 p.m. Thursday, Williams escaped from his assigned job site in Columbiana, the agency said.

Williams was described as a white male, 5-feet 7-inches tall and weighing 128 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information that may lead to the escaped convict’s capture was asked to call the corrections department at 800-831-8825.