Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Bulletin: Daniel Villegas; Texas; False confession case; NBC'S Dateline will profile his case "The Confession" on Friday, October 16, 2015.

"Daniel Villegas, 16 confesses to a double murder in El Paso, Texas, and is sentenced to life in prison. When a local businessman hears of the case 10 years later, his investigation leads him to believe the teen was coerced into a confession and wrongfully convicted." See preview of "The Confession" - 9/8c - at:
Grits For Breakfast: "On Friday, Dateline NBC will feature the story of Daniel Villegas, the El Pasoan convicted at 16 who spent 18 years in prison based on a false confession. See Nate Blakeslee's coverage from Texas Monthly last year, and also prior Grits coverage".