NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Four workers at Rikers Island have been suspended after a murder suspect was mistakenly let out of jail.

Christopher Buggs, 26, was released Monday due to a clerical error.

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He had been locked up since 2018 while awaiting trial on murder and weapons charges.

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An assistant warden, supervisor and two correction officers are off the job pending the results of an investigation.

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Police are still trying to track down Buggs and bring him back into custody.

CBSNewYork Team