Inmate With Skeleton-Type Facial Tattoos Sought After Disappearing From Work Crew in Stockton

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Authorities are searching for an inmate with skeleton-like facial tattoos who went missing from his work crew in the San Joaquin Valley Monday.

Corey Hughes is seen in an image provided by the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office.

Corey Hughes is seen in an image provided by the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office.

The inmate, 27-year-old Corey Hughes, was last seen in the area of Country Club Boulevard and the 5 Freeway in Stockton, the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office stated on its Facebook page.

The search for Hughes began about 1:30 p.m. after his work crew notified the Sheriff’s Department of his disappearance.

Hughes has been convicted on a weapons charge and was being housed in the Honor Farm.

His was due to be released on Feb. 6, 2018.

Anyone who sees Hughes was asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 209-468-4400.