TBI Issues Statewide Blue Alert for Curtis Ray Watson

UPDATE: We can confirm the homicide victim at West Tennessee State Penitentiary is Debra Johnson, 64, West Tennessee Correctional Administrator Department of Corrections, a 38-year veteran employee of the state of Tennessee.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issued a statewide Tennessee Blue Alert for Curtis Ray Watson.

Watson is listed as a person of interest in the homicide of a Tennessee Department of Correction employee on August 7th, 2019 and is an escapee from the West Tennessee State Penitentiary in Henning, Tennessee.

Watson should be considered extremely dangerous. If you have any information concerning Watson, please contact the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND.

Sex: Male
Race: White
Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
Height: 5’11”
Weight: 140lbs

Tennessee 08/07/2019 Tennessee Bureau of investigations Chuck Baker 1-800-TBI-FIND