Suspect accidentally released from Alabama jail appears in court - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Suspect accidentally released from Alabama jail appears in court

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LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB) -- A Louisville man mistakenly released from an Alabama jail went before a judge Friday morning.

Joshua Gouker was arrested on a fugitive warrant.  A judge decided to hold off on the case until October 17th.

Gouker's son is charged in the murder of 14-year-old Trey Zwicker.  Police never named Gouker a suspect, but a victim's protection order called him a person of interest in the murder.

Gouker was being held in Alabama on a weapons charge with jail authorities accidentally set him free.

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