Two Women Arrested for Helping Escapee

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Two women are in jail, accused of helping a man in his escape from the Klamath County Detention Center; that man has yet to be found.

25-year-old Kenneth Robert Banes escaped from custody around 5 a.m. Thursday morning. Officers have arrested his mother, Kathleen Delaney, along with 21-year-old Syndahl McFarland.

Deputies believe Banes’s mother dropped off clothes at McFarland’s apartment weeks before the escape. Detectives found evidence that banes stopped by McFarland’s apartment including the clothes he wore as an inmate.