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Jones County District Attorney in an uproar over another early release


Friday, another convicted felon will be released back into the streets of Mississippi as a part of the state's early release program.

This announcement has the Jones County District Attorney's Office in Laurel in an uproar.

M-DOC is releasing Samuel Myers, 29, who was convicted in 2004 for aggravated assault for shooting his ex-girlfriend Ishaunna Gully. Myers will be released to a home in Crystal Springs.

District Attorney Anthony Buckley said this becoming all to common for the Department of Corrections and is disrespectful to taxpayers.

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