Murder suspect mistakenly released from Broward County Jail back behind bars

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - A Broward County murder suspect is back behind bars, more than a month after he was released from jail by mistake.

Twenty-year-old Eric Vail appeared before a Broward County judge in bond court Saturday.

According to the Broward Sheriff’s Office, Vail was mistakenly released from the Broward County Jail after one charge against him was dismissed on May 30.

Officers found Vail in Jessup, Georgia, on July 10 and found themselves locked in a three-hour standoff before he was captured.

He is currently being held without bond on capital murder charges.

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