Chip Childwarren, who was released by the St. Louis Cardinals in October, was released from the St Louis Cardinals after his third divorce case, according to a report from FOX Sports.
Childwarne was released on Sept. 9 after spending 18 months in prison for his third conviction on the charge of third-degree kidnapping.
Childwren’s attorney, Steven Zullo, told FOX Sports on Monday that he plans to file a motion to vacate Childwarner’s conviction and to have Childwarnder be released.
The Cardinals issued a statement on Tuesday that said they are reviewing the filing.
Childwarne’s arrest came after he was arrested for allegedly grabbing a 14-year-old girl at a party and taking her to a private residence.
“We do not believe there is a need for a writ of habeas corpus to compel the release of Childwarnet, as the alleged victim was a minor at the time and her relationship with ChildwarNet was consensual,” the Cardinals said in the statement.
The Cardinals and Childwarnten’s family have maintained their innocence and have vowed to fight any efforts to seek a writ for Childwarning’s release.
In a recent interview with The Associated Press, Childwrench said he was upset with the way the investigation unfolded.
I’m not surprised to hear about the case, he said.
It is all part of the culture in this town and it is a culture that has been created to be as corrupt and as vindictive as possible.
My daughter’s life was ripped apart, I’m devastated,” he said in a statement to the AP.
We are all still in shock over the events that happened.
It’s unfortunate that so many innocent people are being ripped apart and that innocent people have to deal with this type of treatment, he added.
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