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Two convicted murderers mistakening released from Florida prison
FLORIDA -- Authorities are looking for two men, convicted of murder, who were mistakenly released from a Florida prison..
Charles Walker and Joseph Jenkins were released separately from the Franklin Correctional Institution in late September and early October.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement learned about the mistake on Tuesday.
Both men were serving sentences for murders committed in Orange County.
The Florida Department of Corrections says the men were released, based on forged documents filed with the court to alter their sentences.
State and local authorities are searching for the men and investigating how they got released.
"I didn't hear anything about it until you just mentioned it. But it sounds like a big mistake. Its just not right."
"They not bothering us. They probably went back to where they come from."
Investigators say the killers may have returned to Central Florida -- where they are both from.