Inmate Serving Life Sentence For Murder Escapes From BC Prison

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Escapes From BC Prison

Mission RCMP are asking the public for help after an inmate escaped from prison.

On August 7th, officers conducting the 10:15 PM count in the minimum security unit at Mission Institution discovered that an inmate was not accounted for.

What’s more, John Norman Mackenzie is currently serving a Life sentence for Second Degree Murder and Armed Robbery and other offences. As such, a warrant was issued his arrest.

With that being said, MacKenzie is considered to be a low risk to the public. He was last seen by around 7 pm and has no ties to the Mission community.

Inmate Escapes From BC Prison

Escapes From BC Prison

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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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