UPDATE: Inmate found after escaping while cleaning up Missouri State Fair

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UPDATE: The search is over for a Missouri Department of Corrections inmate on the run.

Shannon watts is a Tipton correctional center inmate who walked away from his work site at the Missouri state fair Sunday night when the fair ended.

Pettis County dispatch reported Watts found unconscious with apparent head injuries between Sedalia and Green Ridge about 12 hours later.

He is being treated at a hospital.

Watts is serving a sentence for several crimes including burglary and forgery.

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