North Carolina Murder Suspect Mistakenly Released from Prison Turns Himself Back In, Police Say

Photo Credit: Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office

A North Carolina murder suspect was mistakenly released from prison this week due to an incorrect court order that said his charges had been dismissed. He has since turned himself back in to authorities as of Saturday, reports Fox News

Jaylan Noah Davis, 25, was arrested late last year for fatally shooting Arthur Mikulski, 42, on Nov. 26. Davis was reportedly charged with

“murder, two counts of shooting into an occupied property and a convicted felon in possession of a firearm,”

according to FOX Carolina.

Davis is being held without bond at the Mecklenburg County Detention Center, reports reveal. The Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Department sent out an alert on Friday, a day after he was released, calling Davis


He is expected to be back in court on Monday. 

“I am grateful that it appears that no one was harmed as a result of this mishap, though I am sure it was an emotional rollercoaster for the families involved. Our criminal justice system will never be flawless but we will learn from this experience and improve our processes accordingly,”

Sheriff Garry McFadden said in a statement.

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