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Texas / DeLuna Execution #1037472

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 23, 2012
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(Studio: Anthony Mason) Report introduced.

(New York: Bob Orr) Questions over whether Texas wrongfully executed Carlos DeLuna†† in 1989 for the murder of Wanda Lopez†† examined; Lopez’s 911 call to Corpus Christi police played; details given about Columbia University professor James Liebman††’s re-investigation of the crime, including the revelation that Carlos Hernandez††, who looked like DeLuna and had a history of violence, was near the crime scene; photos shown. [LIEBMAN – says we are certain beyond a reasonable doubt.] [Hernandez’s former girlfriend Mary Margaret TAPIA††- identifies the murder weapon as belonging to Hernandez.] [Hernandez’s friend Janie ADRIAN††- says Hernandez boasted that he had stabbed Lopez.] [DeLuna’s sister Rose RHOTON††- says she needs someone to say we executed the wrong person.]

Mason, Anthony;
Orr, Bob

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