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Otter Tail County deputies searching for man who left jail to attend mom’s funeral

Rafael Buenfil received a court-ordered furlough on Monday and has yet to return.
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Published: Sep. 23, 2020 at 6:15 PM CDT
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OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. (Valley News Live) - The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who is considered a jail escapee.

Rafael Buenfil received a court-ordered furlough on Monday to attend his mother’s funeral in Fergus Falls and left the detention center on Tuesday at 3:51 p.m., according to deputies.

Yet, deputies said Buenfil hasn’t returned to the Otter Tail County Detention Center.

Buenfil was reportedly required to be back in the jail by no later than 9 p.m. Tuesday.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Buenfil, please contact the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office at 218-998-8555.

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