SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office admitted Thursday that a mistake at the main jail led to the wrongful release of a violent felon sentenced to life in prison.

Shaquile Lash, 28 (credit: California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation)

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Shaquile Lash, 28, was transferred Wednesday from the California Correctional Facility to the main jail where he was to be arraigned Friday in a fraud case along with five other people, according to a spokesperson for the California Department of Corrections and Corrections. rehabilitation.

Lash was released on Wednesday evening but was recaptured in Stockton on Thursday. He has since been transported to California State Prison, Solano, the CDCR spokesperson said.

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The sheriff’s office said it is still investigating whether the wrongful release was due to human error or technological error.

Lash was admitted to the California Correctional Facility in May 2013 to serve his sentence with the possibility of parole, the CDCR said. He was convicted of carjacking, second-degree robbery with a weapon and gang enhancement, and vehicle theft.

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Lash was not to be considered for parole until at least 2035.


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