Robert Chambers, known as the “Preppy Killer” for his 1986 murder of an adolescent in Central Park, was released from prison this week after serving time for unrelated narcotic offenses.
Chambers, then 19, suffocated to death 18-year-old Jennifer Levin in a case that became a tabloid phenomenon. They previously reported that he pleaded guilty to manslaughter after confessing on camera to killing Levin during rough intercourse.
Previous Incarceration: Robert Chambers’ Release in 2003 After Serving 15-Year Sentence for Manslaughter and Burglary
Chambers was released in 2003 after serving a 15-year sentence for first-degree manslaughter and second-degree burglary commencing in 1988, according to records from the New York State Department of Corrections.
According to Department of Corrections records, he was again incarcerated in 2008 on unrelated charges of first-degree illegal sale of a controlled substance and second-degree assault. Tuesday, Chambers was released from the Shawangunk Correctional Facility in New York after 15 years of incarceration. According to state documents, his utmost sentence was 19 years.
According to Department of Corrections records, Chambers will be subject to post-release supervision until July 2028.