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Mistakenly freed murder suspect captured in Baltimore
Mistakenly freed murder suspect captured in Baltimore

A fugitive who was mistakenly released from a state detention center in Baltimore last week while awaiting trial for murder was caught Thursday, police said. Rodriquez Purnell, 30, was arrested about 6 p.m. in the 2800 block of Belmont Ave., less than a mile from where the killing in which he is charged took place, police said. Police declined to provide information on the circumstances of his capture or to say whether he faces additional charges. His capture came six days after he was accidentally freed last Friday from the Maryland Reception, Diagnostic and Classification Center, which holds inmates who have been separated from others and processes those destined for other facilities....