UPDATE: Inmate back in custody after mistakenly released from Davidson County jail


Roberto Josue Viera-Aybar (Courtesy: Davidson County Sheriff’s Office)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — UPDATE: TBI confirms that Roberto Viera-Aybar is back in custody. 


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A manhunt is underway after an inmate housed at the Davidson County jail was mistakenly released. 

The Davidson County Sheriff’s Office reported Wednesday Roberto Josue Viera-Aybar was released Friday.  

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He was previously charged in connection with the murder of 26-year-old Luis Antonio Lopez, of Nashville. His body was found burned in the woods in Whitfield County, Georgia in 2017.

The Davidson County Sheriff’s Office has a press conference scheduled at 1 p.m.

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