Travale Carlson released after 9 years in prison even though he was sentenced to 15 years to life for murdering a developmentally disabled woman
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -
Travale Chance Carlson was released from Lerdo Jail for murder charges received nearly nine years ago on Tuesday, Oct. 9.
Carlson was 13-years-old when he took part in the killing of a woman in her downtown Bakersfield apartment. Reports said that the juvenile stabbed and suffocated the woman with a plastic bag.
Due to charges in laws regarding juvenile offenders, a juvenile murder convict can only be held until they are 23-years-old.