Restored credits allowed the release of Oklahoma rape suspect

By CARY ASPINWALL - Tulsa World Modified: July 11, 2014 at 8:19 am •  Published: July 11, 2014
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The “earned credit” early release policy that freed a prisoner who Tulsa police say went on a rape spree is nothing new, a corrections official said Thursday.

Board of Corrections Chairman Kevin Gross told the Tulsa World after Thursday’s Board of Corrections meeting that he had personally reviewed the prison records of Desmond La’don Campbell, the man authorities believe attacked seven women across Tulsa in June.

Campbell died Tuesday after he’d been in a coma for several days after a car crash. Authorities had planned to charge him with 23 felony counts for sexual assaults across the city.

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