A 21-year old inmate was mistakenly released from Imperial County Jail.

According to the Imperial County Sheriff's Office , Athan Emmanuel Estrada was released from custody at about 8:00 p.m. Friday after assuming the identity of another inmate. Estrada had been held in county jail since July 21, 2021 on charges of corporal injury to a spouse and criminal threats as well as a separate charge of homicide. Authorities say Estrada should be considered armed and dangerous and are asking the public's help in locating him