August 17, 2022

Attempted Murder Suspect On The Run After Leaving Larned State Hospital


1/4/2022 (westernkasnasnews) – Authorities are working to capture a man who walked away from the Larned State Hospital.

According to Pawnee County Sheriff Scott King, attempted second degree murder and kidnapping suspect Isaac N. Watts 43, of Grant County walked away from the Larned State Hospital on Monday night.

Authorities know where he is and are close to taking him into custody, according to King.  Authorities don’t think he is a predator. 

Deputies arrested Watts on November 29 in connection with a domestic situation, according to Grant  County Sheriff James Biddle and he was sent to Larned State Hospital for a mental evaluation.

This is the second time a convict has escaped the facility in the last 6 months.