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Inmate charged with murder sought after mistaken release
Inmate charged with murder sought after mistaken release

A Baltimore man awaiting trial for murder was mistakenly released from a city detention facility Friday — an error that was not recognized for two days, according to corrections officials. He remained at large Monday night. Officials said they learned Sunday night that Rodriquez Purnell, 30, was missing from the Maryland Reception, Diagnostic and Classification Center, which holds inmates who are segregated for various reasons, including because they are considered dangerous or a potential target for violence. The center also processes inmates destined for other facilities. Upon discovering Purnell's release, officials "immediately notified law enforcement and began an...

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