A New York City bodega worker charged with murder after fighting off an ex-con in his store has been freed from jail after his bond was lowered amid a public outcry, Your Content has learned.
Jose Alba, 61, returned home after he was freed from jail on Thursday.
His bond was lowered from $250,000 to $50,000 earlier in the day following a public outcry over the decision for his sky-high bond.
Alba is accused of killing Austin Simon, a 37-year-old ex-con who attacked him.
His family started a GoFundMe for his defense but it was removed last night after raising $20,000 and has not be reinstated,‘according to FLIPBOARD.