Two deputies fired after Chesapeake inmate escape

Posted at 12:17 PM, Jun 13, 2012
and last updated 2012-06-13 12:17:59-04

The Chesapeake Sheriff's Office has completed its internal investigation in to a case of an escaped inmate.

This afternoon, several deputies have been punished.

Investigators believe the inmate got away when those deputies violated procedures.

Two deputies in charge of overseeing the escaped inmate have been fired.

Other deputies responsible for Monday evening's headcount were disciplined.

Clancy Starling is still on the run.

He was in the city jail on a probation violation stemming from burglary and larceny.

Officials say Starling slipped through a hole in the fence of the jail's rec-yard with the help of four other inmates.

Thomas Evans and Keith Mcadoo are charged with aiding an escape.

Michael Darnell and Travis Christian are also charged in the escape.