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CARLOS DELUNA ASSOCIATES

CARLOS HERNANDEZ ASSOCIATES

WANDA LOPEZ ASSOCIATES

PARTICIPANTS IN PROSECUTION OF CARLOS DELUNA FOR MURDER OF WANDA LOPEZ

PARTICIPANTS IN PROSECUTION OF JESSE GARZA AND CARLOS HERNANDEZ FOR MURDER OF DAHLIA SAUCEDA

NEWS REPORTERS


CARLOS DELUNA ASSOCIATES


Family

Mary Arredando, Half-Sister of Carlos DeLuna [View Interview Notes]

Blas Avalos, Stepfather of Carlos DeLuna [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 402]

Daniel Conejo, Half-Brother of Carlos DeLuna

Rebecca Conejo, Half-Sister of Carlos DeLuna

Vincent Conejo, Half-Brother of Carlos DeLuna

Joe DeLuna, Father of Carlos DeLuna

Manuel DeLuna, Brother of Carlos DeLuna [View Interview Notes 1, 2, 3, 4]

Vicky Gutierrez, Half-Sister of Carlos DeLuna [View Videotape Interview Transcript] [View Videotape Interview]

Maria Margarita Martinez, Mother of Carlos DeLuna [View Interview Notes 1, 2]

Toni Peña, Half-Sister of Carlos DeLuna [View Interview Notes]

Rose Rhoton, Sister of Carlos DeLuna [View Videotape Interview Transcript] [View Videotape Interview] [View Interview Notes 1, 2]


Girlfriends

Rosie Esquivel, Girlfriend of Carlos DeLuna While He Was on Death Row [View Videotape Interview Transcript] [View Videotape Interview] [View Interview Notes]

Aida Sosa, Girlfriend of Carlos DeLuna While He Was an Adolescent [View Interview Notes]


Other Associates

Linda Perales Ayala, Step-Mother of Pricilla Hernandez Jaramillo and Ex-Wife of Manuel DeLuna [View Interview Notes 1, 2, 3]

Mary Ann Perales Benavides, Witness Against Carlos DeLuna [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 449] [View Interview Notes 1, 2]

Daniel Fino, Coworker of Carlos DeLuna [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 397]

Marcos Garcia, Friend of Carlos DeLuna

Yolanda Ortiz, Owner of Casino Club [View Videotape Interview Transcript] [View Videotape Interview] [View Interview Notes]

Carroll Pickett, Texas Death House Chaplain [View Videotape Transcript] [View Videotape Interview] [View Interview Notes 1, 2]

Wayne Waychoff, Employer of Carlos DeLuna [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 388]


CARLOS HERNANDEZ ASSOCIATES



Family

John Arsuaga, Cousin of Carlos Hernandez’s Cousin and Witness Against Carlos DeLuna [View Statement to Police] [View Transcript of Pretrial Testimony at p. 57] [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 240]

Johnny Arsuaga, Cousin of Carlos Hernandez [View Interview Notes]

Carlos Hernandez, Sr., Father of Carlos Hernandez

Ephrain “Frankie” Hernandez, Brother of Carlos Hernandez

Fidela Hernandez, Mother of Carlos Hernandez [View Interview Notes 1, 2, 3]

Gerardo “Jerry” Hernandez, Brother of Carlos Hernandez

Javier Hernandez, Brother of Carlos Hernandez

Paula Hernandez, Sister of Carlos Hernandez

Sylvia Hernandez, Sister-in-Law of Carlos Hernandez [View Interview Notes]

Pricilla Hernandez Jaramillo, Niece of Carlos Hernandez [View Videotape Interview Transcript] [View Videotape Interview] [View Interview Notes 1, 2, 3, 4]

Bea Martinez, Sister of Fidela Hernandez [View Interview Notes]

Eddie Schilling, Nephew of Carlos Hernandez [View Interview Notes]

Freddy Schilling, Brother-in-Law of Carlos Hernandez [View Videotape Transcript] [View Videotape Interview] [View Interview Notes]

John Michael Schilling, Nephew of Carlos Hernandez [View Interview Notes]


Wife and Girlfriends

Rosa Anzaldua, Wife of Carlos Hernandez [View Divorce Papers 1, 2]

Diana Gomez, Girlfriend of Carlos Hernandez [View Statement to Police] [View Videotape Interview Transcript] [View Videotape Interview]

Cindy Maxwell, Girlfriend of Carlos Hernandez [View Interview Notes 1, 2]

Gloria Sanchez, Girlfriend of Carlos Hernandez [View Videotape Interview Transcript] [View Videotape Interview] [View Interview Notes 1, 2]

Mary Margaret Tapia, Girlfriend of Carlos Hernandez [View Videotape Interview Transcript] [View Videotape Interview] [View Interview Notes 1, 2]


Carrizo Street Neighbors

Janie Adrian, Neighbor of Carlos Hernandez [View Videotape Interview Transcript] [View Videotape Interview] [View Interview Notes 1, 2, 3]

Beatriz Castro, Friend of Fidela Hernandez [View Interview Notes]

Beatrice Tapia, Neighbor of Carlos Hernandez [View Videotape Interview Transcript] [View Videotape Interview] [View Interview Notes]

Lila Zapata, Neighbor of Carlos Hernandez

Lina Zapata, Friend of Carlos Hernandez [View Interview Notes]


Other Associates

Marcella Brown, Friend of Carlos Hernandez [View Videotape Interview Transcript] [View Videotape Interview]

Shirley Curry, Friend of Carlos Hernandez [View Interview Notes]

Mary Ellis, Friend of Carlos Hernandez [View Interview Notes]

Richard Garcia, Brother-in-Law of Margie Tapia [View Interview Notes]

Lisa Garza, Friend of Carlos Hernandez [View Interview Notes]

Michelle Garza, Neighbor of Carlos Hernandez [View Interview Notes]

Rita Hull, Friend of the Hernandez Family [View Interview Notes 1, 2, 3]

Mary Jackson, Mother of Cindy Maxwell [View Interview Notes]

Jon Kelly, Lawyer for Carlos Hernandez [View Videotape Interview Transcript] [View Videotape Interview] [View Interview Notes 1, 2, 3]

Gilbert Limon, Acquaintance of Carlos Hernandez [View Interview Notes 1, 2]

Miguel Ortiz, Acquaintance of Carlos Hernandez

Yolanda Ortiz, Owner of Casino Club [View Videotape Interview Transcript] [View Videotape Interview] [View Interview Notes]

Linda Perales Ayala, Step-Mother of Pricilla Hernandez Jaramillo and Ex-Wife of Manuel DeLuna [View Interview Notes 1, 2, 3]

Cruz Perez, Friend of Carlos Hernandez [View Interview Notes]

Elias Sissamis, Half Brother of Louis Sissamis [View Interview Notes]

Louis Sissamis, Fiancé of Paula Hernandez Killed in Carlos Hernandez’s Car Accident

Beto Vela, Father of Pricilla Hernandez

Teresita Perez Vela, Wife of Beto Vela [View Interview Notes]

Andres Ybañez, Neighbor of Carlos Hernandez [View Interview Notes]

Andy Ybañez, Neighbor of Carlos Hernandez

Dina Ybañez, Neighbor of Carlos Hernandez [View Statement to Police] [View Videotape Transcript] [View Videotape Interview] [View Interview Notes 1, 2, 3]

Johnny Ybañez, Neighbor of Carlos Hernandez [View Interview Notes]


WANDA LOPEZ ASSOCIATES



Family

Becky Nesmith, Cousin of Wanda Lopez [View Videotape Interview Transcript] [View Videotape Interview] [View Interview Notes 1, 2]

Jesse Nesmith, Becky Nesmith’s Husband [View Interview Notes]

Louis Richard Vargas, Brother of Wanda Lopez [View Videotape Transcript] [View Videotape Interview] [View Interview Notes]

Luis Vargas, Father of Wanda Lopez [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 21]

Mary Vargas, Mother of Wanda Lopez [View Deposition Transcript]


Other Associates of Wanda Lopez and her Family

Sylvia Gonzales, Friend of Wanda Lopez

Joe Hinajosa, Former Clerk at Shamrock Station [View Interview Notes]

Robert Mayorga, Corpus Christi Police Officer Who Dated Wanda Lopez [View Interview Notes]

Rene Rodriguez, Lawyer for Wanda Lopez Family in Suit Against Diamond-Shamrock [View Videotape Transcript] [View Videotape Interview]

Robert Stange, Shamrock Gas Station Manager [View Videotape Interview Transcript] [View Videotape Interview]

Carmen Taylor, Former Employee of Shamrock Gas Station [View Interview Notes 1, 2]


PARTICIPANTS IN PROSECUTION OF CARLOS DELUNA FOR MURDER OF WANDA LOPEZ


Defendant

Carlos DeLuna [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 410]


Eyewitnesses

George Aguirre, Witness to Events Outside Shamrock Gas Station [View Statement to Police] [View Transcript of Pretrial Testimony at p. 8] [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 218]

John Arsuaga, Witness to Man Running Near Shamrock Gas Station [View Statement to Police] [View Transcript of Pretrial Testimony at p. 57] [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 240]

Julie Arsuaga, Witness to Man Running Near Shamrock Gas Station [View Transcript of Pretrial Testimony at p. 86] [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 346] [View Affidavit]

Kevan Baker, Eyewitness to Attack on Wanda Lopez [View Statement to Police] [View Transcript of Pretrial Testimony at p. 23] [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 263] [View Audiotape Interview Transcript] [Listen to Audiotape Interview]


Other Witnesses

Theresa Barrera, Resident of Neighborhood Where Manhunt Occurred [View Statement to Police] [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 440]

Floyd Bieniek, Retired Police Officer and Character Witness Against Carlos DeLuna [View Transcript of Sentencing Testimony at p. 7]

Connie Campos, Sentencing Witness Against Carlos DeLuna [View Transcript of Sentencing Testimony at p. 16]

Armando Garcia, Resident of Neighborhood Where Manhunt Occurred [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 180]

Juanita Garcia, Sentencing Witness Against Carlos DeLuna [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 21]

Lucinda Garcia, Sentencing Witness Against Carlos DeLuna [View Transcript of Sentencing Testimony at p. 11]

Dorothy Gomez, Memorial Medical Center Nurse [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 184]

Estella Gonzales, Nueces County Sheriff Dep’t Jail Commissary Bookkeeper [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 321]

Pedro (“Pete”) Gonzales, Shamrock Gas Station Area Supervisor [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 162] [View Interview Notes]

Mary Ann Perales Benavides, Witness Against Carlos DeLuna [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 449] [View Interview Notes 1, 2]

Joseph Rupp, Nueces County Medical Examiner [View Wanda Lopez Autopsy Findings] [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 206]

Donald Thain, Texas Dep’t of Public Safety Blood Analyst [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 366]

Mark Wagner, City of Corpus Christi Paramedic [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 176]

Ernest Dave Wilson, Corpus Christi Police Fingerprint Examiner [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 333, 458]


Law Enforcement

Olivia Escobedo, Corpus Christi Police Detective in Wanda Lopez and Dahlia Sauceda Cases [View Police Reports in Wanda Lopez Murder Case 1, 2, 3] [View Transcript of Pretrial Testimony at p. 78] [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 296] [View Interview Notes]

Jesse Escochea, Corpus Christi Police Dispatcher [View Police Dispatch Tape Transcript] [Listen to Police Dispatch Tape] [View Interview Notes]

Steven Fowler, Corpus Christi Police Sergeant [View Police Report] [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 35]

Gilbert Garcia, Parole Officer for Carlos DeLuna [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 466] [View Transcript of Sentencing Testimony at p. 8]

Gary Garrett, Corpus Christi Police Officer [View Transcript of Sentencing Testimony at p. 2]

Eddie Garza, Corpus Christi Police Detective [View Transcript of Sentencing Testimony at p. 4] [View Videotape Interview Transcript] [View Videotape Interview] [View Interview Notes 1, 2]

Joel Infante, Corpus Christi Police Identification Technician [View Field Investigation Report] [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 189] [View Interview Notes]

Robert Klemp, Corpus Christi Police Lieutenant [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 374]

Eddie McConley, Corpus Christi Police Lieutenant [View Transcript of Pretrial Testimony at pp. 47] [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 287]

Bruno Mejia, Corpus Christi Police Officer [View Police Report] [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 64]

Thomas Mylett, Corpus Christi Police Officer [View Police Report 1, 2] [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 157, 463]

Ruben Rivera, Nueces County Deputy Constable [View Police Reports 1, 2] [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 81] [View Videotape Interview Transcript] [View Videotape Interview]

Glenda Ruggles, Corpus Christi Police Department 911 Operator [View Interview Notes]

Mark Schauer, Corpus Christi Police Officer [View Police Reports 1, 2] [View Transcript of Pretrial Testimony at p. 101] [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 110]

James J. Vanecek, Fire Department Emergency Medical Technician [View Interview Notes]

Carolyn Vasquez, Nueces County Deputy Constable [View Interview Notes]

Robert Veregara, Corpus Christi Police Officer [View Interview Notes]


Prosecutors

Kenneth Botary, Prosecutor at Trials of Carlos DeLuna and Jesse Garza

Stephen Schiwetz, Prosecutor at Trial of Carlos DeLuna [View Transcript of Opening Statement at Trial p. 7] [View Transcript of Closing Statement at Trial p. 528]


Judges

Jack Blackmon, Judge Who Appointed Counsel for Carlos DeLuna and Ordered Carlos Hernandez’s Release in Dahlia Sauceda Case

Wallace Moore, Judge in Carlos DeLuna Trial


Defense Lawyers and Investigator

Hector De Peña, Jr., Trial Lawyer for Carlos DeLuna [View Videotape Interview Transcript] [View Videotape Interview] [View Interview Notes]

James Lawrence, Trial and Appellate Lawyer for Carlos DeLuna [View Interview Notes 1, 2]

Horacio Ortiz, Trial Investigator for Carlos DeLuna

Kristen Weaver, Post-Trial Lawyer for Carlos DeLuna [View Videotape Transcript] [View Videotape Interview]


State Appellate Lawyers

Rider Strong, Assistant Attorney General

William Zapalac, Assistant Attorney General


Jail and Prison Personnel

Elmer Cox, Nueces County Sheriff’s Deputy [View Interview Notes]

Ernesto Gonzales, Nueces County Jail Correction Officer [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 363]

David Petrusaitis, Former Corpus Christi Sheriff’s Deputy

Carroll Pickett, Texas Death House Chaplain [View Videotape Transcript] [View Videotape Interview] [View Interview Notes 1, 2]


PARTICIPANTS IN PROSECUTION OF JESSE GARZA AND CARLOS HERNANDEZ FOR MURDER OF DAHLIA SAUCEDA


Defendants

Jesse Garza, Initial Defendant in Dahlia Sauceda Killing [View Interview Notes]

Carlos Hernandez, Suspect in Dahlia Sauceda and Other Killings [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 929] [View Criminal History]


Law Enforcement

Eddie Garza, Corpus Christi Police Detective [View Videotape Interview Transcript] [View Videotape Interview] [View Interview Notes 1, 2]

Olivia Escobedo, Corpus Christi Police Detective in Wanda Lopez and Dahlia Sauceda Cases [View Police Reports in Dahlia Sauceda Murder Case 1, 2] [View Transcript of Trial Testimony in Dahlia Sauceda Murder Case at p. 309, p. 809 1, 2] [View Interview Notes]

Robert Mayorga, Corpus Christi Police Officer [View Interview Notes]

Paul Rivera, Corpus Christi Police Detective [View Police Reports 1, 2, 3] [View Interview Notes 1, 2]

Sidney Smith, Corpus Christi Police Sergeant who Interrogated Pedro Olivarez


Prosecutors

Kenneth Botary, Prosecutor at Trials of Carlos DeLuna and Jesse Garza

Bill May, Corpus Christi Criminal Defense Lawyer and Former Assistant District Attorney [View Interview Notes 1, 2]


Judges

Jack Blackmon, Judge who Ordered Carlos Hernandez’s Release in Dahlia Sauceda Case

George Hamilton, Judge in Jesse Garza Trial


Defense Lawyers and Investigator

Eddie Cruz, Private Investigator for Defendant Jesse Garza in Dahlia Sauceda Case [View Videotape Interview Transcript] [View Videotape Interview]

Jon Kelly, Lawyer for Carlos Hernandez in Dahlia Sauceda Case [View Videotape Interview Transcript] [View Videotape Interview] [View Interview Notes 1, 2, 3]

Albert Peña, Lawyer for Jesse Garza in Dahlia Sauceda Case [View Videotape Interview Transcript] [View Videotape Interview]


Witnesses at Trial

Roger Fuentes, Step-Brother of Jesse Garza

Carlos Hernandez, Suspect in Dahlia Sauceda and Other Killings and Witness at Jesse Garza Trial [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 929] [View Criminal History]

Pedro Olivarez, Witness Against Jesse Garza in Trial for Murdering Dahlia Sauceda [View Statement to Police] [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 65] [View Interview Notes]

Joseph Rupp, Nueces County Medical Examiner [View Dahlia Sauceda Autopsy Findings] [View Transcript of Trial Testimony at p. 206]


NEWS REPORTERS


Karen Boudrie-Evers, Corpus Christi Television Reporter [View Videotape Interview Transcript] [View Videotape Interview]

Linda Carrico, Corpus Christi Caller-Times Reporter [View News Articles 1, 2, 3, 4, 5] [View Interview Notes]

Kathy Fair, Houston Chronicle Reporter [View News Articles 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]