The Texas Court of Wrongdoer Appeals has actually purchased an area court to think about brand-new proof when it comes to Melissa Lucio as well as the fatality of her little girl Mariah. Luciois on fatality row for her little girl’s fatality as well as was set up to be carried out on April 27.
The implementation will certainly be stopped as the 138th Judicial Area Court of Cameron Area thinks about the proof.
In a declaration complying with the statement, Lucio gave thanks to those that have actually sustained her defend clemency.
” I say thanks to God for my life,” Lucio claimed. “I am happy the Court has actually offered me the possibility to live as well as verify my virtue. Mariah remains in my heart today as well as constantly. I am happy to have even more days to be a mommy to my kids as well as a grandma to my grandchildren.”
Lucio was punished in 2007 for the fatality of her 2-year-old little girl, among Lucio’s 14 kids.
Her legal representatives claim brand-new proof reveals that the root cause of her little girl’s injuries as well as succeeding fatality were brought on by a drop a high stairs outside their home in Harlingen, Texas.
They claim Lucio was pushed right into an incorrect admission after hrs of extreme authorities investigations.
An extra declaring sent by Lucio’s lawyers insists that the sentence was based upon an incorrect admission as well as inadequate or incorrect testament from clinical inspectors as well as experts. They are asking the court to withdraw its order establishing Lucio’s implementation day.
The declaring specifies that there is “frustrating proof that the judgment this Court collection for implementation on April 27, 2022, stands for a losing the unborn baby of justice.”
Lucio had actually claimed she is “tranquil” no matter the choice, according to a lately launched declaration.
” In either case I will certainly obtain my liberty quickly,” the declaration checked out. “I will certainly go house to my family members or most likely to paradise. I am all set for the battle if I obtain a brand-new test. I am not the very same individual I remained in that examination space. I would certainly defend my civil liberties today. I desire various other survivors of residential physical violence as well as attack to defend their civil liberties as well.”
In the days leading up to Lucio’s clemency hearing, social as well as political justice numbers held rallies as well as petition vigils to object her death penalty.
State legislators consisting of Reps. Joe Moody, Rafael Anchia, Alex Dominguez, Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr. as well as much more consulted with Lucio in very early April to sign up with the battle.
” Melissa Lucio examined all the boxes of the perfect offender? She is a little Latina mother with a lot of kids, with a medication dependency,” Sabrina Van Tassel, the supervisor of the docudrama “The State of Texas Vs. Melissa,” claimed at an interview Sunday.
John Lucio, with his better half Michelle Lucio, hopes with Jennifer Allmon, right, Exec Supervisor of the Texas Catholic Meeting of Diocesans, prior to a hearing concerning his mommy, fatality row prisoner Melissa Lucio, in Austin, Texas, on April 12, 2022.
Lucio’s kids have actually additionally released an appeal to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to provide their mommy clemency.
” She’s even more anxious concerning her youngsters than anything,” Bobby Alvarez, Lucio’s boy, claimed in a meeting with ABC terminal KVUE in Austin, Texas.
On Monday, a request distribution as well as petition vigil will certainly be held outside Abbott’s workplace at the Texas State Capitol, as militants wait for activity from the state area lawyer, the Texas Board of Pardons & & Paroles or Abbott.
Star Kim Kardashian has actually additionally spoken up versus the organized implementation online.
” So heartbreaking to review this letter from Melissa Lucio’s kids pleading for the state not to eliminate their mommy,” she composed. “There are numerous unsettled concerns bordering this situation as well as the proof that was utilized to convict her.”
If Lucio is carried out, she would certainly be the initial Latina to be nailed to a cross by Texas as well as the initial lady to be carried out by the state because 2014.(*)