Ghost Ship defendant Derick Almena released on bail from Santa Rita Jail

DUBLIN, Calf. (KGO) -- Derick Almena has been released on bail where he awaits a new trial of 36 accounts of involuntary manslaughter, for the 36 people who died in the Ghost Ship Fire in Oakland in 2016.

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The Alameda County Sheriff announced on Twitter that the Ghost Ship defendant was released on Monday at 4 p.m. from Santa Rita Jail.



Almena was released to Lake County, where his wife and children live, on $150,000 bail from the Alameda County jail with an electronic ankle monitor.
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