Manhunt underway for escaped Atwater penitentiary inmate

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Erice Pree was currently serving a sentence of a little more than eight years for conspiracy to commit mail fraud but was discovered to be missing Sunday morning. (KFSN)

Federal investigators are searching for 47-year-old Eric Pree after escaping from a U.S. Penitentiary in Atwater.

He was discovered missing Sunday morning around 10 a.m. Pree was currently serving a sentence of a little more than eight years for conspiracy to commit mail fraud.

Details on how Pree escaped have yet to be released.
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