Crime Stanford Sexual Assault Convict Brock Turner to Be Released From Jail on Friday Though his release date was originally listed as Sept. 2, his sentence was cut in half due to good behavior By Karen Mizoguchi Published on August 29, 2016 10:20 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office Brock Turner, the former Stanford University student athlete convicted of sexual assaulting a woman at a January 2015 fraternity party, was sentenced to jail for six months. But the 21-year-old will soon be released after only three months. According to Santa Clara County jail records, Turner is set to be released on Friday, Sept. 2, with his sentence cut in half due to good behavior, SF Gate reports. PEOPLE reached out to the jail for further comment. In March, Turner was found guilty of three felonies for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman behind a dumpster at a on-campus fraternity party in January 2015. Along with the six months in jail, Judge Aaron Persky sentenced Turner to three years probation, despite a potential maximum sentence of 10 years. In response to jail prosecutors seeking a sentence of six years, the judge argued that a longer sentence would have a “severe impact” on Turner. Turner will have to attend drug and alcohol counseling and receive random testing, per the recommendation of the probation department handling his case.