Antioch, IL teen reunited with mother and sisters who are staying at undisclosed location
Early Friday afternoon, Kyle Rittenhouse was released from the Kenosha County Jail after a 3-week stay since being extradited from Illinois on October 30.
The release of Rittenhouse was through lead criminal attorney John M. Pierce.
Chairman and CEO of #FightBack Foundation L. Lin Wood of Atlanta, who organized one of the largest fundraising efforts to raise funds for the full $2 million bail where bond of 10% is not allowed in Wisconsin, sent this email out shortly after 2PM CST:
Here is a tweet from Lin Wood from this afternoon:
Rittenhouse will remain free on $2 million bail and will work with his criminal defense team to prepare for trial in Kenosha County.
Rittenhouse’s next court appearance is currently scheduled for December 3.
Update: Pictures from the Safe House
As stated earlier, Kyle Rittenhouse, his mother and sisters are no longer staying at their Antioch home, but are at an undisclosed location to protect the Rittenhouse family.
Last night, #Fightback Foundation Chairman and CEO L. Lin Wood tweeted this Safe House picture:
Clearly, Rittenhouse looking much thinner after 2 1/2 months in custody, first two months in Illinois and past 3 weeks in Kenosha, WI.
Actor Rick Schroder (TV: Silver Spoons, NYPD Blues, Coat of Many Colors; Movie: The Champ with Jon Voight and Faye Dunaway) contributed significant amount of monies to help bring cash donations over the $2 million amount.
Saturday morning’s pic included Kyle, clearly after his first night sleeping in a warm bed since turning himself in to Antioch Police in the early hours of August 26, is included with Schroder and Kyle’s mother, Wendy Rittenhouse at the same Safe House.