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FELON FREED: 4 Years Served Of 25 Year Sentence

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A Des Moines woman convicted of vehicular homicide is out of prison 21 years before her sentence was up.

Iowa Department of Corrections Officials confirm Angela Arellano was freed from prison Thursday morning. She served just under four years of her 25-year sentence.

Arellano pleaded guilty in a hit-and-run accident that killed 13-year-old Devin Fry and seriously hurt another teen in September of 2009. Reports are that Arellano was drunk when she got behind the wheel and hit the teens as they were crossing the street.

State officials say Arellano had good behavior while in prison.


  • Patti Guy Sheeler

    Enough people of her ethnicity. That isn’t what is important here. She was drunk, she hit and killed a 13-year-old and injured another and then left the scene. I believe in good behavior, but seriously getting off 21 years early is just ridiculous. What is up with Iowa these days. SWAT team breaking down doors going after $1,000.00 worth of stolen goods and yet a murderer walks after 4 years. Iowa you are messed up!

  • somebody

    It is very sad that after 4 years she is free but just because she had good While she was there what’s to say things aren’t going to change in the outside I mean she killed someone she is free but that’s not going bring that little boy back think of how his parents have to feel she gets to see get family n that little boy will never be brought back I hope the parole board refresh this in the she doesn’t deserve

  • Rochelle

    This is very sad! The parents of the deceased child will for ever be imprisoned by the pain of never having there child in there arms or seeing him get his drivers license or graduate high school or start a family the pain will forever encompass their hearts and souls and yet this piece of scum walks out into the free world… How can this be?

  • Lena

    Wow. A judge in Texas just gave a kid 10 years PROBATION for killing 4 people while he was drinking and driving.And this girl got 25 years. Imagine that.

  • Jay

    There is nothing you can say or do. It’s a done deal. You all have just been showed how to get away with murder.

  • William Denison

    Ya have to wonder if she would been let out if it was a rich white kid she hit and killed and then left bleeding out.

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