Search ongoing for missing La Tuna inmate

EL PASO, Texas - An inmate from a prison in Anthony, Texas went missing on Tuesday afternoon.

Shortly after 5 P.M., Omar Castro was discovered missing from the Federal Satellite Camp Prison La Tuna, a minimum-security facility that currently holds 314 offenders.

The U.S. Marshals Service and other law enforcement agencies were immediately notified and an investigation was initiated.

Castro is a 38-year-old Hispanic male with black hair, and brown eyes. He is 5 feet, 5 inches tall and weighs approximately 195 pounds.

Castro was sentenced to 108 months for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

Anyone with information on Castro's whereabouts should contact the U.S. Marshals Service at (915) 534-6779.

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