TBI Issues Statewide Blue Alert for Curtis Ray Watson

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issued a statewide Tennessee Blue Alert for Curtis Ray Watson.

Watson is listed as a person of interest in the homicide of a Tennessee Department of Correction employee on August 7th, 2019 and is an escapee from the West Tennessee State Penitentiary in Henning, Tennessee.

UPDATE: We can confirm the homicide victim at West Tennessee State Penitentiary is Debra Johnson, 64, West Tennessee Correctional Administrator Department of Corrections, a 38-year veteran employee of the state of Tennessee.

Watson should be considered extremely dangerous. If you have any information concerning Watson, please contact the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND.

Sex: Male
Race: White
Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
Height: 5’11”
Weight: 140lbs

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