Martin County Sheriff’s Office looking for escapee 01 Oct 18

The Martin County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the community’s help in locating an escapee from a mental health facility. 50-year-old Phillip Horswell previously of Dunnell was released from the St. Peter Mental Health Hospital on a weekend pass. Records show that Horswell was committed as mentally ill and dangerous pursuant to the state in 2010, and continued to be committed at the time of his escape. Records further show Horswell had been granted a pass from September 22nd to 9:00 p.m. on September 23rd when he was to return to the St. Peter Regional Treatment Center in St. Peter, Minnesota. There is a warrant for his arrest for Escaping from Custody – While on Pass Status or Provisional Discharge. Please call the Martin County Sheriff’s Office at (507) 238-4481 if you have any information on Horswell’s whereabouts.