One of three men who kidnapped a bus full of schoolchildren in 1976 before burying them inside a rock quarry for ransom will be released from prison later this month—much to the dismay of many locals.

Richard Schoenfeld, who was 22 at the time of the kidnapping, will be released thanks to an appeals court decision earlier this year, according to The Fresno Bee. Later this month the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation plans to release him.

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