Wrong man released from South Dakota jail turns himself in

July 28, 2018

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate who was mistakenly released from the Minnehaha County Jail has turned himself in.

Authorities say Adrian Ray Watson was released Monday after jail staff confused him with another inmate who has a similar name. Jail officials say Watson surrendered to authorities late Thursday night.

Watson was being held on charges including robbery, simple assault and petty theft.

WDAY-TV reports the other Adrian Watson that was supposed to be released was freed Monday shortly after the error was discovered.

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