The reputed gang member suspected in the Christmas Day slaying of a community volunteer had been released early from custody under the state's prison realignment program, officials said Friday.
According to court documents and state and county officials, Larry Darnell Bishop, 20, of Chino was granted early release under Assembly Bill 109 despite being a three-time convicted felon. Bishop is suspected of killing Victor McClinton, 49, of Pasadena. He and four other men were arrested last week in connection with the case. Police did not announce the arrests until late Wednesday.
"How many more people are going to die?" said retired state parole Agent Caroline Aguirre. When A.B. 109 was passed by the legislature it was billed as a public safety measure, she said.
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