Murder suspect escapes from custody at Atlanta airport: Police


(ATLANTA) — A 20-year-old wanted for murder has escaped from custody at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport — the busiest airport in the world.

Jsaan Carlos Strover, 20, was handcuffed and not wearing shoes when he escaped just before 9 a.m. Thursday, Atlanta police said.

The suspect, who was also shackled by his feet, was outside near the car rental center, not inside the terminal, according to the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office.

Strover was being extradited from Georgia to Arizona by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, police said.

The 20-year-old was last seen in College Park, near the airport, the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office said.

Strover stands at 6 feet, 3 inches tall and weighs 150 pounds, police said. He has a tattoo across the front of his neck that says “risk,” the sheriff’s office said.

“If you spot him, do not attempt to apprehend him and call 911 immediately,” the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office said.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or Crime Stoppers Atlanta. The Crime Stoppers Atlanta tip line is anonymous: 404-577-TIPS (8477) or online at

A reward up to $2,000 has been offered.

ABC News’ Sam Sweeney contributed to this report.


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