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By Associated Press
LOS ANGELES – Dozens of Federal and Local Authorities The staff searched Friday for a 15-year-old boy who was currently in a murder trial his mother escaped from a Southern California prison.
Ike Souzer fled the Orange County Juvenile Hall and somehow got into a prison rooftop and jumped a fence shortly after midnight on Friday, said Steve Sentman, the county's chief probation officer.
The prison staff spotted Souzer on the roof, sounding an alarm throughout the facility and calling the sheriff's office
Sheriff Captain Mike Peters said the MPs were "very quick" to respond, but Souzer was able to escape the arrest.
The sheriff's office published surveillance records that showed Souzer to an appar. Shortly after escaping, he had a sore leg and then walked casually away from the establishment path. The six-foot, 200-pound teenager wore red pants and a white shirt.
"We are still looking for and expanding our search," said Peters at a press conference. "We track every possible lane and make sure no stone is at stake."
He said the FBI and the US Marshals Service have joined the search.
There is no evidence that Souzer was armed outside the public should call 911 if they believe they have discovered him, Peters said.
"We just want it to be brought back to safety," he said.
Sentman said it was the first escape from the 434-bed facility in After two decades, it is being investigated how it came about.
Souzer has been in detention since he was 13 when he was arrested on suspicion of the fatal spines of his mother, 48-year-old Barbra Scheuer-Souzer. His escape took place in the middle of Souzer's trial of a homicide jail, Kimberly Edds, a spokeswoman for the prosecutor said.
Souzer's public defender, David Hammond, did not respond immediately to a request for comment Friday.
A Gofundme site for Scheuer-Souzer says she was so good at helping her son with autism, that she went back to school to help others with the condition, and just before she graduated University of California at Los Angeles. 19659007] "Through her unconditional love and commitment, she helped her son move from non-verbal to verbal status," the site said. "Their whole goal was to help their son and the autistic community by giving something back to others and serving them."
Scheuer-Souzer had three other adult children and three grandchildren.