UPDATE Jan. 27, 2022: The King County Sheriff’s Office says that at around 1:30 a.m. Thursday morning, Timothy Hernandez-Ebanks was taken into custody without incident in south King County.
Four other escapees and the gray Ford Fusion taken Wednesday remain outstanding.
Hernandez-Ebanks was in Echo Glen’s care following his 2021 conviction for Murder-1 and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm stemming from a 2020 homicide in Burien. Police say he was convicted of 1st degree murder in 2021, following the killing of a 35-year-old man when he was just 13.
Hernandez-Ebanks was wanted following Wednesday’s escape from the Echo Glen Children’s Center, a youth rehabilitation facility located in Snoqualmie.
#Update: Around 1:30 this morning, Timothy Hernandez-Ebanks was taken into custody without incident in south King County. KCSO thanks @KentPD and our Major Crimes detectives for their excellent work. Four other escapees and the gray Ford Fusion taken Wed. remain outstanding. pic.twitter.com/n8KwGQwiki
— King County Sheriff’s Office PIO (@kingcosoPIO) January 27, 2022
Any persons with information on the remaining escapees are asked to call 911 or the King County Sheriff’s non-emergency number at 206/296-3311.
Anonymous tips may be shared with Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound via P3Tips.com or using the P3 Tips app on your mobile device.