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Convicted Murderer Escapes BC Prison, Has Been Missing For A Month

Convicted Murderer Escapes

News broke over the long weekend that a convicted murderer escaped from a prison in Mission.

Prison staff discovered that Michael Douglas Sheets was missing during their routine 7 PM headcount; however, he has since been recaptured. He is currently serving a 14 year sentence for firebombing a house in Calgary that killed two children as well as their mother.

While police successfully captured Sheets, another convicted murderer remains at large. John Norman Mackenzie escaped from the same minimum security unit on August 8th, and has yet to be located.

He is currently serving a Life sentence for Second Degree Murder and Armed Robbery and other offences. A warrant was issued his arrest.

Convicted Murderer Escapes

Escapes From BC Prison / Convicted Murderer Escapes
Photo: Mission RCMP

In addition, the suspect is 57 years old, measures 5’8” in height and weighs 197 lbs. He has a fair complexion, blue eyes and brown hair.

Anyone who has information about John Norman MacKenzie’s whereabouts is asked to contact Mission RCMP at 604-826-7161 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-222-8477. If located please do not approach this male and call (9-1-1) immediately.


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