Mexican judge frees U.S. Marine, 26, who spent 241 days languishing in jail for 'accidentally' crossing the border with three loaded guns

November 1, 2014 5:20 AM

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A Mexican judge tonight ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine veteran, eight months after he was jailed for crossing the border with loaded guns.

Retired sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi, 26, walked free tonight from a prison in Tecate, a border town just south of California after a judge decided he could go - without deciding whether he committed a crime.

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