Reward Grows For Escaped Prisoner Suspected Of Murder

(Nashville, TN) — The reward is going up for information leading to the capture of an inmate believed to have killed a state employee. The reward for West Tennessee State Penitentiary escapee Curtis Ray Watson is now nearly 53-thousand dollars. Watson escaped on Wednesday and is suspected of killing an administrator in a home near the prison grounds in Henning. Three warrants have been issued for Watson for first degree murder, especially aggravated burglary and aggravated sexual battery.