Muscatine News 03-14-1949
Prisoner Escapes State Penitentiary Fort Madison—(/P)—A prisoner at the Iowa State penitentiary walked away from the penitentiary penitentiary power house Sunday _.night. He was identified by the state highway patrol as George Sahlie, 24, of Huron, S. D. The highway patrol at Fail-field reported that Sahlie walked away from the power plant at about 8:30 p. m. He had been sentenced from Woodbury county in July, 1945, for larceny of a motor vehicle. vehicle. The highway patrol said Sahlie is 6. feet 3 inches, tall, weighs 185 pounds, with brown hair and eyes. He has a heart and the initials "G. S." tatobed on one arm, and the letters "B-U-T-C-H" tatooed on the knuckles ot his left hand," the patrol reported.