A convicted Washington state killer voluntarily surrendered to police after he was mistakenly sprung from jail with 21 years left on his sentence final week.
A Pierce County court docket moved to resentence Jeremey Bennett for the 2013 homicide of Lawrence Howse final Friday, on account of his younger age in the course of the crime, according to KOMO-TV.
The Division of Corrections misinterpreted Bennett’s resentencing order final week, and launched him, county officers advised the outlet.
The DOC reportedly maintained they didn’t make a mistake as a result of his unique sentence was labeled “vacated” on the order.
Amid the confusion, Bennett advised his jailers they had been flawed to launch him and later turned himself in to police, in response to the article.
Bennett was reportedly 17 when he dedicated the deadly parking storage theft. He was tried as an grownup and pleaded responsible in 2015, receiving a 28-year sentence.