Staff and wire reports
WESTON, W.Va. - An accused killer who escaped from a mental hospital on Saturday remained at large Sunday, West Virginia State Police said.
Banner C. Catlett, 21, of Hedgesville, W.Va., was charged in connection with the Feb. 4 killing of Andrew Mason, 29, of Tomahawk, W.Va.
He walked away from the William R. Sharpe Jr. Hospital, where he has been since he was found innocent by reason of insanity on an arson charge in Berkeley County, authorities said. Hospital officials called police when he could not be found, said State Police spokeswoman Karen Ann Simsen.