Victim's family shattered by suspect's release
Budget cuts to blame?
- Duration 3:02
- Date Jul 11, 2012
Budget cuts to blame?
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Imagine hearing that the man convicted of killing your brother or at least charged with that is being released from prison early not for good behavior but because of budget cuts well that's what happened to our next.
-- -- -- good morning to some.
In learning so bring us back to made.
And what happened to your brother.
On May first my brother was some camping -- -- can't break ground in Oak Ridge or again.
With an acquaintance of his they had planned to go camping and fishing over the weekend and during that time.
There was an altercation.
And they've both been drinking and it escalated.
And the alleged.
Person who is accused of his crying.
Picked epilogue and to bashed him in the head and killed him.
-- -- -- -- Was being held in jail awaiting the trial for the murder of your brother -- -- And now what's happened.
I'm due to budget cuts the so there -- three.
Is that were accused of measure eleven crimes that were released.
Into the public with ankle bracelets as monitors to await trial.
So even though he's charged with killing somebody he's now out of jail awaiting trial because there's not enough money to keep them there.
What does your family feel about this.
He needs to be back in jail where he belongs.
Now it's my understanding that these three men all convicted of between manslaughter and homicide murder that they all have ankle bracelets does that give you any peace of mind.
No and it certainly doesn't.
Do you think it's political.
I think a lot of it is yes I do I believe there's some politics behind it.
I wanna read a -- statement from the share -- county chair we are holding the most violent unpleasant people.
And while we're not saying these people released or not dangerous they are not as dangerous nor have even tried -- these are all bad people and I wish that we didn't have to release and it's frustrating for me.
Does that make you feelings that are.
No not really I I understand the sheriff's position.
He's only doing what he's told and to sheriff in the police department worked very hard to.
At their jobs to protect the public to arrest these people and I know it's got to be frustrating for them to let them go.
But I can't help but feel there's some political pull behind all of this to.
Being made to voters -- playing count me.
Vote for property tax that they want to pass through this very interesting because the city apparently out of don't like so many -- Alison Cabrera we're so sorry for your loss and help this case is resolved thank you.