Former Stanford Student, Convicted Rapist Brock Turner Gets Early Jail Release

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This January 2015 file booking photo released by the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office shows Brock Turner. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Former Stanford student Brock Turner was released from jail Friday.

Turner served three months of a six month sentence for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman in January 2015. The case set off a national outcry, with many arguing that the six month sentence was too lenient.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young gets an update from KQED’s Beth Willon.


Beth Willon, senior news editor and reporter for KQED. She tweets @bethwillon.

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