A convicted killer who was found guilty of a grisly double murder in 2016 is on the loose in Ohio after escaping from prison Monday — as residents were urged to lock their doors.
Bradley Gillespie, 50, was last seen on surveillance footage at the Allen/Oakwood Correctional Institution (AOCI) in Lima around 8:41 a.m. Monday, the Ohio Department of Correction and Rehabilitation said.
Gillespie — who was sentenced to two consecutive 15-year-to-life terms in the slayings of two people found shot in the head — was absent during a prisoner count Tuesday.
Another inmate, James Lee, 47 — who was in on burglary and safecracking charges — was also reported missing from Allen/Oakwood.
Officials warned the public that both men were “dangerous” and should not be approached.
A $21,000 reward was offered for information leading to their capture.
Early Wednesday, investigators shared that Lee had been apprehended in Henderson, Kentucky.
Local police are searching for Gillespie, who remains