HRLR
Los Tocayos Carlos

Legal Actors

Wanda Lopez Murder Dahlia Sauceda Murder
Defendant
  • Carlos DeLuna (Arrested, Convicted 1983)
Defendant
  • Jesse Garza (Arrested 1979; Acquitted 1980)
  • Carlos Hernandez (Arrested, Released 1979, 1986)
Judges
  • Jack Blackmon (Appointed Counsel) 
  • Wallace Moore (Trial Judge)
Judge
  •  Jack Blackmon (Appointed Counsel,
    Released Carlos Hernandez 1986)
Prosecutors
  • Kenneth Botary  
  • Stephen Schiwetz
Prosecutor
  •  Kenneth Botary
Defense Lawyers
  • Hector DePeña (Trial)
  • James Lawrence (Trial, Appeal)
  • James Anderson (1st Habeas Corpus)
  • Kristen Weaver (2d Habeas Corpus)
Defense Lawyers and Investigator
  • Albert Peña (Jesse Garza Trial 1979-80)
  • Eddie Cruz (Jesse Garza Investigator 1979-80)
  • Jon Kelly (Carlos Hernandez Pretrial 1986)
Law Enforcement
  • Oliva Escobedo (Lead Detective) 
  • Ruben Rivera (Arrested Carlos DeLuna)* 
  • Mark Schauer (Arrested Carlos DeLuna)
  • Thomas Mylett (Arrested Carlos DeLuna)
  • Eddie Garza (Character Witness Against Carlos DeLuna) 
  • Joel Infante (Scene Photographer)
Law Enforcement
  •  Olivia Escobedo (Lead Detective 1979-80)
  •  Paul Rivera (Interrogated Carlos Hernandez 1979;
    Arrested Carlos Hernandez 1986)
  • Sidney Smith (Interrogated Pedro Olivarez 1979)
  •  Eddie Garza (Arrested Carlos Hernandez 1986)
Witnesses
  • Kevan Baker
  • George Aguirre
  • John Arsuaga
  • Julie Arsuaga
Witnesses
  • Carlos Hernandez (Jesse Garza Trial 1980)
  • Pedro Olivarez (Jesse Garza Trial 1980)

* Ruben and Paul Rivera are brothers.