|Female inmate escapes while being transported to Denver detention facility|
|By 9news.com- Caitlin Hendee|
An inmate escaped Wednesday while being transported from a Jefferson County jail to a Denver detention facility, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office.
Leigha Bowie, 33, was one of several female inmates being transported to locations along a pre-determined route. Bowie was dropped off at a work release facility near West Colfax Avenue and Simms Street around 7:40 a.m., according to the Sheriff's Office.
That's when she ran from the facility, the Sheriff's Office said.
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