Paperwork Error Responsible for Prisoner's Early Release? - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

5/22/08

Paperwork Error Responsible for Prisoner's Early Release?

Source: Garza Co. Sheriff's Source: Garza Co. Sheriff's

Three days after his early release from prison, Pablo Soto is back behind bars. A new arrest warrant was issued for him Thursday morning, and he was back in custody by noon.

Soto was released from a Houston prison for medical reasons Monday, having served only six months of a 30 year sentence.

Last November, Soto was convicted in the murder of his former girlfriend, Socorro Storie. She died three days after Soto beat her in a Post cemetery in May of 2005.

Soto, who has terminal cancer, was released because his parole application mistakenly said he had 12 weeks to live, instead of 12 months.

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