Man convicted of false imprisonment, conspiracy to be released pending sentencing

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The man who murdered his parents as a teen, then took part in a recent kidnapping case will remain out of jail while awaiting sentencing.

Mitchell Overhand was recently convicted of false imprisonment and conspiracy for kidnapping a man and forcing him to look at a picture of his mutilated and dead friend John Soyka.

Overhand has agreed to testify against the other suspects in the case.

His attorney pointed out that Overhand convinced the other suspects to let the man go. That man is not pushing for prison time for Overhand.

He argued Overhand is not a danger and is working to get his life together. 

The state did not object and Judge Briana Zamora granted his release.

The latest crime came ​​​​​​seven years after Overhand was released from prison for the murder of his parents in 1988.

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