Inmate released by LSO is now back in custody

Published: Jun. 28, 2015 at 5:29 PM CDT|Updated: Dec. 27, 2015 at 6:29 PM CST
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Ernest Ray Zavala
Ernest Ray Zavala

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Friday, June 26, the Lubbock Sheriff's Office admitted that they had released, in error, Ernest Ray Zavala.

The U.S. Marshal service had been offering a reward for information leading his capture.

Zavala was recaptured early Sunday morning in Hobbs. NM. He is currently back in the Lubbock County Jail.

KCBD does not know the extent of the details of his recapture, but we will update this story as we learn more.

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