Hodgen, Oklahoma, Prison Escapee Sought

Wednesday, August 24th 2011, 10:21 pm
By: News 9


OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Oklahoma Department of Corrections is looking for a prisoner who escaped Wednesday from a correctional facility in Hodgen, Oklahoma.

Brent Rowton, DOC unit manager said at the Jim E. Hamilton Correctional Center, said William Kenneth Parker escaped about 6 p.m. He was being held on multiple convictions including domestic assault and battery by strangulation and attempt to elude a police road block.

Parker had served time for a previous escape from the state penitentiary.

Parker is believed to be armed and dangerous.  He is described as a 45-year-old white male.  He is 5' 9" tall, has gray hair and hazel eyes.  He has numerous tattoos on his arms, legs, back, abdomen and head.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Department of Corrections Fugitive Warrants Division at 405-425-2570.