US Marshals arrest Philadelphia, Pennsylvania’s Xianni Stalling; Nasir Grant, Ameen Hurst escape prison 


Xianni Stalling, 21, of North Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States was an inmate at the Philadelphia Industrial Correctional Center in Philadelphia for an attempted murder charge. In February 2023, she was released.

Nasir Grant, 24, and Ameen Hurst, 18, are inmates at the same prison. They were housed in the same unit but different cells.

Grant is being held on conspiracy drug charges and conspiracy weapons charges. Hurst had been held since March 2021 and he was charged with four counts of murder including the killing of Rodney Hargrove.


At around 8:30 p.m. on May 7, 2023, Grant and Hurst escaped from the prison by cutting a hole in a fence surrounding a recreation yard, according to the Philadelphia Department of Prisons. The prison did not become aware the two were missing until 3:00 p.m. on May 8, 2023.

Stalling allegedly aided Grant and Hurst. Evidence was found that she was communicating with Hurst.

On May 10, 2023, U.S. Marshals arrested Stalling in Philadelphia. She was charged with felony escape, escape, criminal use of communication facility, conspiracy and related charges.  


At around 10:20 p.m. on May 11, 2023, U.S. Marshals saw Grant come out of a residence in Strawberry Mansion, Philadelphia wearing full female Muslim garb and a head covering and get into a vehicle. They followed the vehicle, conducted a vehicle stop and arrested him without incident.

On May 30, 2023, Stalling will attend her preliminary hearing. She is represented by the Philadelphia Defenders Association.

The municipal court set Stalling’s bail at $500,000. Hurst is still at large.

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