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Inmate who lived upstanding life after he was mistakenly freed wins release

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I like these kinda stories! I’m sure the racists and ignorant white folks are gonna try to say he still doesn’t deserve a second chance.


CNN)A Colorado man who was sent back to prison after being mistakenly released was told by a judge Tuesday that he is a free man.

Rene Lima-Marin was serving a 98-year prison term for robbing two video stores in 1998. He was released, improperly, in 2008, but was rearrested in 2014, when authorities realized the mistake. In a 165-page decision, Arapahoe County District Court Judge Carlos Samour Jr. said “it would be utterly unjust to compel Lima-Marin, at this juncture, to serve the rest of his extremely long sentence”
In the six years that Lima-Miran was free, he found a job, got married, started raising a family, and purchased a home, said his attorney Kimberly Diego. “His case was unique….


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