PUBLIC’S HELP SOUGHT IN LOCATING WICHITA WORK RELEASE FACILITY WALK AWAY
ELVIN EUGENE MORRIS
TOPEKA, Kansas – The Kansas Department of Corrections is asking for the public’s help in locating KDOC Inmate #93668 Elvin Eugene Morris. Morris was placed on escape status at approximately 7:50 p.m. Saturday, October 2, 2021, after he failed to report back to the Wichita Work Release Facility.
Morris, a 43-year-old black male, left for Walmart in the community at 4:05 p.m. and was reported missing when he did not report back to the facility following an approved community pass.
Morris is 5 feet 10 inches tall, 179 pounds, slender build with brown eyes and black hair. Morris was last seen wearing jeans and a long sleeved, button up, white shirt and gray sweatshirt. Morris is known to inhabit homeless communities in Wichita.
Morris is currently serving a sentence for a conviction in Sedgwick County for removing electronic monitoring equipment. Morris was last seen leaving the Wichita Work Release Facility at 400 South Emporia in Wichita, Kansas.
Anyone with information on Morris can call the Kansas Department of Corrections at 316-265-5211, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation at (800) 572-7463 or local law enforcement at 911.
The escape is currently being investigated. New information will be released as it becomes available.
The Wichita Work Release Facility, a satellite unit of the Winfield Correctional Facility, is an all-male, minimum-custody state prison with a population of 250.