los angeles court give Justice after 16 yrs to Luis Lorenzo Vargas
Innocent Los Angeles man because he was the rapist as a teardrop tattoo is to be released after 16 years in prison.One man was acquitted after spending 16 years in prison – he was a serial rapist as a teardrop tattoo.
Luis Lorenzo Vargas tear drops in los angeles court
Luis Lorenzo Vargas, 46, jurors the so-called “teardrop rapist ‘, now 20 years during 1995 and is believed to have raped 39 women, which was decided after an unknown assailant sexually assaulted three women in 1999 was found guilty of.
After DNA test Luis Lorenzo Vargas find he is not guilty los angeles court
But after a long drive after a DNA test to prove he did not commit the crime in Los Angeles court is a judge overturned the conviction, is released. With her daughter, who was also his weeping mother in court, “I love you” and mouth – Mr. Vargas was approved by the judge of los angeles court told him burst into tears as
Speaking outside court, his mother, Blanca Alatorre, told the LA Times, “I am still feeling a lot of anger. It can not happen to other people in future. It just can not. It is injustice for me. ”
Victims least a teardrop tattoo under his left eye as being wanted by the FBI described him as the real aggressor, “teardrop rapist ‘was dubbed. Investigators now have a scar or a mole may be the tattoo.
Mr. Vargas with the neighborhood youth “to fit in” was 13 when he received a faded teardrop tattoo on his face in a similar situation, their defense lawyer said in los angeles court.
He was convicted on the basis of eyewitness testimony, but his cas
e California Innocence Project, dedicated to prisoners wrongly convicted, was taken by a program.
Despite the decision, Mr. Vargas, remains in custody because of immigration issues, but it soon will be home to tell his family of his lawyers asked
Attorney Raquel Cohen, the California Innocence Project, said: “I think he’s let go of any bitterness and hopefully before Christmas, to move forward and is just happy to be reunited with his family. ”
Between 1999 and 2002. Mr. Vargas filed a series of appeals, but the California Innocence Project has proved that he is right to test DNA evidence urged the authorities until it was not.
There since 2013 ‘teardrop rapist “has been no known attacks, but police believe he is still at large.