Lansing walk-away inmate apprehended

A minimum-custody inmate at Lansing Correctional Facility, Joshua W. Renfro, was apprehended on Monday night by law enforcement officials in Leavenworth County, according to the Kansas Department of Corrections.

Renfro was arrested on a KDOC escape warrant without incident, according to a KDOC news release.

He had been placed on escape status after he walked away from the minimum security unit at LCF on Oct. 24.

Inmate walks away from Lansing Correctional Facility

Minimum-custody inmate Michael Shane Stroede has been placed on escape status after it was reported at 11:05 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, that he walked away from Lansing Correctional Facility.

Stroede, a 43-year-old male, was reported missing when the offender could not be located at the minimum-security unit, according to a spokesman.

Stroede is serving a 111-month sentence for a 2021 drug conviction in Rice County. Stroede has seven prior convictions dating back to 1999.

Stroede is 5 feet 10 inches tall, 180 pounds with hazel eyes and shaved head. He has several tattoos across his upper body and arms.

Anyone with information on Stroede may call the Kansas Department of Corrections at 913-727-3235 ext. 58224, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation at 800-

Lansing Correctional Facility inmate dies

Lansing Correctional Facility resident Jamie Gaius Marshall died Monday, July 11, at the facility, according to a news release from the Kansas Department of Corrections.

The cause of death is pending the results of an autopsy, authorities stated in the news release. Preliminary assessment indicates the death was not related to COVID-19.

When a resident dies in the custody of the KDOC, the death is under investigation by the KDOC and the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, the news release stated.

Marshall, 43, has been incarcerated since January 15, 2013, due to two drug convictions in 2003 and one rape conviction in 2012. He was convicted from Johnson County.

The Lansing Correctional Facility, formerly the Kansas State Penitentiary, opened in 1867. Serving only males, the facility maintains maximum and medium units totaling 1,920 beds, and a 512-bed minimum security unit.