Man freed from jail over coronavirus fear ‘commits murder’


A man was arrested in Florida over murder charges a day after he was released from a prison to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. According to details, Joseph Williams, 26, was imprisoned at Orient Road Jail on March 13 for possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia. However, he was released on March 16, among 163 other low-risk inmates from the prison following the issuance of Administrative Order 2020-018 which allows people to go free early to decrease the risk of contracting COVID-19 in crowded facilities.