Georgia murder suspect who was accidentally released from prison months ago turns himself in
A murder suspect is back behind bars in Georgia Tuesday night after being released without notice from a November prison for months.
Kaiser Suggs, who is facing multiple charges in Fulton County, was booked into the Clayton County Jail on aggravated assault charges, the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office said.
He was mistakenly released after those charges were dismissed when he should have been transferred to Fulton County.
It’s unclear why Clayton County noticed the error Tuesday, but the sheriff’s office released a statement saying the CCSO Fugitive Squad was looking for Suggs to bring him back into custody.
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The sheriff’s office said Suggs turned himself in to authorities after seeing headlines saying he had been moved to number one on the Clayton County Most Wanted list.
“He did just that,” a spokesperson for the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office told Fox 5 Atlanta. “Suggs is now in custody at the Fulton County Jail.”
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Fulton County Jail records show Suggs was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, first-degree burglary, three counts of felony murder, first-degree home invasion and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. to do
The charges stem from a fatal home invasion in January 2021 in Union City, Ga., involving Suggs and three others.
According to WSB Radio in Atlanta, Suggs’ defense attorney, Anastasios Manettas, said his client was with three brothers when they received a call from their teenage sister saying a man was at a house she was visiting. visit trying to force her. Manettas said Suggs waited in the car while the brothers went into the house to get their sister. In the end, the man who accused the sister was found dead from a gunshot wound.
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Clayton County Sheriff Levon Allen said two employees responsible for his release are on administrative leave, and that internal affairs is investigating how the “inappropriate action” occurred.