Murderer Escapes Custody on the Loose in Yakima
Yakima authorities ask for your help in finding convicted murderer Jake Lee Eakin who escaped custody from Ahtanum View Work Release Center sometime early Sunday morning after not returning back from work.
Jake Lee Eakin, 25, was convicted of brutally murdering a 13 year-old special education student in 2003.
Jake Lee Eakin is described as a Caucasian male, 5 ft. 4 in. tall, weighing about 115 lbs. At the time of the murder, Eakin was 12-years-old, making him among the youngest murder defendants charged as an adult in state history. If you see Jake Lee Eakin, know of his whereabouts, or have any information on this case, call Yakima Police Department at 509-575-6200, right away.