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Suspect released from prison 6 weeks before slaying (Barf alert)
WLKY ^ | 4/24/2012 | WLKY

Posted on 04/24/2012 7:57:04 PM PDT by Morgana


The third suspect in the shooting death of a 15-year-old boy faced a judge Tuesday morning. Related

U.S. Marshals and Louisville metro police tracked down and arrested Cannon Pendergrass on Monday.

Pendergrass, 22, was formally charged Tuesday with in the slaying of 15-year-old Gregory Holt.

Pendergrass was the third man arrested in the Holt slaying case and is now facing the same charges as the other two suspects, James Mallory, 29, and Anthony Hogan Jr., 18.

Holt was found shot to death inside his home on Clover Street two weeks ago.

All three suspects have been in trouble with the law in the past. The Kentucky Department of Corrections has confirmed that Pendergrass was part of the mandatory re-entry supervision program.

He was serving an eight-year sentence for multiple charges, including robbery, fleeing or evading police, receiving stolen property and escape.

His serve-out date would have been Sept. 1, but he was released six months early on March 1.

Six weeks later, Holt was killed.

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: crime; criminals; earlyrelease; holderspeople; jail; kentucky; louisville; murder
"The Department of Corrections said approximately 10 percent of the early-released inmates have been taken back into custody."

Sheriff Joe please pick up the courtesy line.

1 posted on 04/24/2012 7:57:08 PM PDT by Morgana
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To: Morgana

too bad we can’t throw the government in jailing for letting dangerous criminals into the streets

2 posted on 04/24/2012 8:04:11 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: GeronL

This story just blows! That thug was not due to be released until September yet they let him out first of March. Had they kept him in that 15 year old would still be alive! “Mandatory release” my butt!

3 posted on 04/24/2012 8:06:50 PM PDT by Morgana (I only come here to see what happens next. It normally does.)
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