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Man charged with killing mother and step-father released from hospital

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Posted at 11:51 AM, Jul 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-25 17:53:07-04

(UPDATE: July 25th) - Kern County Sheriff's Office spokesman Ray Pruitt confirms to 23ABC that Derek Connell has been released from the hospital and is back at Lerdo Jail.

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On July 18th the man charged with murdering his mother and step-father was treated at Lerdo Pre-Trial Facility for a medical complication. 

Derek Connell was then transported to a local hospital. 

Kern County Sheriff's spokesman Ray Pruitt said he did not know Connell's current condition or whether he was even still in the hospital.