Greg Kelley released on bond after 2014 child sex assault conviction

Greg Kelley is out of prison on a $50,000 bond.

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TEXAS - Three years after he was convicted of sexually assaulting a then-4-year-old boy in a case that led to an outpouring of support from many in the community who believed he was wrongly accused, Greg Kelley has been released on bond Tuesday.

PHOTOS | Greg Kelley greets family, speaks to reporters after release from jail on bond

State District Judge Donna King granted Kelley a $50,000 bond after she determined that his due process rights were violated during the 2014 investigation by the Cedar Park Police Department. The decision was made weeks after a three-day hearing that took place in the first week of August.

Kelley left Williamson County Jail Tuesday afternoon. 

 

 

In 2014, Kelley, now 22, was convicted in the sexual assault case which led to his 25-year prison sentence.

TIMELINE: Greg Kelley case

Earlier this year, Williamson County authorities reopened his case and identified Johnathan McCarty -- Kelley's best friend at the time of the alleged assault -- as one of three suspects. On June 6, Kelley was returned to Williamson County Jail from the Wynne Unit in Huntsville, Texas.

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Watch Kelley walk out of jail and speak before reporters Tuesday: (If the video does not appear below click here.)

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