Inmate Escapes NERCC, May Be In Floodwood Area


ST. LOUIS CO., Minn. — An inmate escaped from NERCC on Wednesday morning, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office.

Kris Richard Severin, 42, made his way out of the facility around 9 a.m.

He may be wearing jeans, a blue sweatshirt, and black shoes.

Severin is a white man who is 6-feet-tall, 200 pounds, and has short brown hair, along with tattoos on both of his arms.

He was being held for violating a harassment order.

Authorities believe he could be hiding in the Floodwood area. If you see him or have information on where he might be, call 911.

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