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TDCJ cancels prison visitations as escapee still on the run

TDCJ cancels prison visitations as escapee still on the run
The advisory listed more than 40 facilities in central, eastern, and southeast Texas that were impacted.

"Due to the ongoing efforts in the apprehension of escaped inmate Gonzalo Lopez, visitation for the following units will be cancelled for May 14, 2022," agency representatives posted on social media.Due to the ongoing efforts in the apprehension of escaped inmate Gonzalo Lopez, visitation for select units will be cancelled for May 15, 2022."Until further notice, please contact unit prior to travelling for visitation.Until further notice, please contact the unit prior to traveling for visitation.

Now other inmates and their families face cancellations of visiting hours at dozens of facilities across the state.The Texas Department of Criminal Justice announced Friday that visiting hours for Saturday and Sunday won't happen.

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