Unbeknownst to top city authorities, the suspect—who has been identified as Michael Richardson, 18—was released by U.S. Marshals on Friday afternoon, Attorney General Peter Nickles tells City Paper this evening.
He remains at large.
After Nickles pressed for more information on the matter today, he says, police this afternoon discovered that Richardson had been released, and they’ve been searching for him ever since.
I feel like I’m watching a bad movie. Who’s to blame here?