Innocent Project: Melissa Lucio Granted Stay of Execution by Texas Court of Criminal Appeals

TEXAS (April 26, 2022)—Acknowledging substantive questions about Lucio’s guilt and the fairness of her conviction, the appeals court blocked her Wednesday execution so the case can be further investigated.


Source: Texas Tribute wrote the original article. The Innocent Project contributed.

Photo: Melissa Lucio poses for a portrait behind glass at the Mountain View Unit in Gatesville, Texas. (Image: Ilana Panich-Linsman for the Innocence Project)

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