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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of West Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Federal inmate pleads guilty to escaping from prison

BECKLEY, W.Va. – An inmate who served time at the Federal Prison Camp at Alderson pleaded guilty today to a federal crime, announced United States Attorney Carol Casto. Christina Kimble, 33, entered her guilty plea to escaping from federal prison.

Kimble admitted that on November 17, 2015, she left the Federal Prison Camp at Alderson without authorization. Kimble was apprehended several hours later by the Alderson Police Department.

Kimble faces up to five years in federal prison when she is sentenced on December 7, 2016.

The Federal Bureau of Prisons and the Alderson Police Department conducted the investigation. Assistant United States Attorney John File is in charge of the prosecution. The plea hearing was held before United States District Judge Irene C. Berger.

Updated August 31, 2016