Probe finds Texas officials executed wrong man
According to a new 780-page-report released today, Texas officials have found themselves in hot-water after they executed the wrong man in an investigation that should’ve never involved him in the first place.
Carlos Deluna, 27, was wrongly executed in 1989 after being at the center of an investigation that had actually had fingers pointed at Carlos Hernandez the real criminal in the case. Deluna, according to the report — was mistaken for Hernandez due to having looked strikingly ‘similar’ to the actual felon himself.
The Associated Press notes that there were several noted misconceptions and holes in witness accounts taken during the incident that got Deluna executed in the first place.
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