Brock Turner Sex Assault Convict Walks After 3 Months

9/2/2016 6:24 AM PDT

Brock Turner: Sex Assault Convict Walks After 3 Months

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Brock Turner, the ex-Stanford swimmer convicted of sexual assault, walked out of his Santa Clara County jail cell early Friday morning after completing the shortened sentence that outraged the nation.

Turner served just 3 months of his 6-month sentence, due to good behavior. He could have been sentenced to 14 years after he was found guilty earlier this year on 3 felony charges -- including intent to commit rape of an intoxicated person -- but instead Judge Aaron Persky gave him the 6 months. 

Two men stopped Turner as he was committing the January 2015 assault on an unconscious woman.

21-year-old Turner will now be on probation for 3 years and must register as a sex offender. He's reportedly returning to his hometown in Ohio to live with his parents.

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