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Bogus Prison Release Lands Florida Inmate Back In Court

ORLANDO (CBSMiami/AP) — One of two convicted murderers captured last weekend after mistakenly being released from a Florida prison went before a judge Wednesday morning.

Charles Walker was told during the hearing at the Orange County Jail in Orlando that the paperwork was in place to send him back to the Franklin Correctional Institution.

That's the prison Walker walked out of within the past month with the help of forged documents that cut his prison sentence from life to 15 years.

Walker was captured last weekend at a Panama City motel along with Joseph Jenkins, another convicted murderer who also was released from prison with the help of forged paperwork.

A judge has signed an order to send Walker and Jenkins back to the prison.

Authorities said they are looking at several people who may have been responsible for creating the bogus release orders. So far, there have been no arrests.

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