Cook County inmate arrested after mistakenly released

For the third time this year, a Cook County jail inmate was released by mistake.

Jeremiah Harris was already serving a prison sentence when he was tried for a double murder.

A jury found him not guilty of those murders Monday night.

But instead of sending Harris back to prison for his previous sentence, he was released.

Officials didn’t realize he was missing until Wednesday.

Police arrested him at the home of a relative in Carpentersville, without incident.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

2 comments


Related Stories


Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 544 other followers