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Manhunt Continues for Mississippi Murder Suspect Who Escaped Prison

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    A Mississippi man charged with capital murder remained on the lam Thursday morning, triggering a multi-agency pursuit around the Vicksburg jail from which he escaped a day earlier, NBC News reported.

    Rafael McCloud, 34, is believed to be armed and dangerous after he used a makeshift weapon to briefly overpower one of three guards on duty at the Warren County Jail before sunrise Wednesday. 

    McCloud is accused in the kidnapping and slaying of 69-year-old Sharon Wilson, who police say was badly beaten and raped last June. Her body was found in an abandoned hospital by ghost hunters who noticed a trail of blood, WLBT reported.