United States District Court, E.D. Pennsylvania
January 16, 2015
ANTHONY WASHINGTON, Petitioner,
JEFFREY BEARD, Commissioner, Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, et al., Respondents.
LAWRENCE F. STENGEL, District Judge.
AND NOW, this 16th day of January 2015, it is ORDERED that Anthony Washington's Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus (Doc. No. 9) is GRANTED, as explained in the accompanying opinion. Accordingly, the petitioner's conviction and sentence are VACATED. The petitioner shall be released from custody (subject to any detainers) unless a retrial by the Commonwealth has commenced on or before May 15, 2015, which is 120 days after this Order.
The Clerk of Court shall mark this case CLOSED.