NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — UPDATE: Roberto Viera-Aybar is back in custody.
A manhunt is underway after an inmate housed at the Davidson County jail, in Middle Tennessee, was mistakenly released.
The Davidson County Sheriff’s Office reported Wednesday Roberto Josue Viera-Aybar was released Friday.
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.