Convicted Murderer Mistakenly Released (with Photo)

By Emma Koch

Credit: NBCChicago.com

Convicted Murderer Mistakenly Released (with Photo)

February 1, 2013 Updated Feb 1, 2013 at 6:48 PM EDT

INDIANA (www.incnow.tv) - A man convicted of murder was mistakenly released from custody in Chicago Thursday.

Police say 44-year-old Steven Robbins was serving a 60-year prison sentence in Indiana for a homicide in Indianapolis. He was transferred to Illinois to face drug related charges, which were later dropped, and then released from custody without being returned to authorities in Indiana.

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