Woman Convicted of Murder Escapes

By NIna Settappa

Woman Convicted of Murder Escapes

May 28, 2010 Updated Jun 29, 2011 at 2:46 PM EST

ROCKVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Authorities are searching for a woman convicted of murder who escaped from the state prison in Rockville.

A prison spokeswoman says 29-year-old Sarah Pender could not be
found following a routine check Monday afternoon at the Rockville
Correctional Facility.

Pender is from Nineveh, Indiana, and was convicted of murder in Marion County.

Authorities describe Pender as white, 5 feet 8 inches tall, medium build with brown hair and blue eyes. She has a target tattoo on her upper right leg and a faded butterfly tattoo on her chest.

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