Mich. sheriff: Inmate escaped by switching ID

34-year-old Rocky Marquez walked out of the county jail after being charged 5 days earlier as a felon in possession of a firearm

Traverse City Record-Eagle

DETROIT — A manhunt is under way for a federal prisoner who switched identities with another inmate to escape from a Michigan jail.

The U.S. marshal’s office says 34-year-old Rocky Marquez walked out of the Wayne County jail on Jan. 20. He had been awaiting extradition to Arizona to face numerous charges.

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