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Anna Vasquez of the ‘San Antonio Four’ Appointed to Board of Houston Forensics Science Center

Anna Vasquez of the ‘San Antonio Four’ Appointed to Board of Houston Forensics Science Center

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. Since her release from prison, wrongfully convicted member of the “San Antonio Four” Anna Vasquez has dedicated her life to preventing injustices akin to what she suffered, most notably serving as the director of outreach for the Innocence Project of Texas. As of Wednesday, she will now be

2018 In Review: Top 10 Local LGBT News Stories

1) Judge Rules Man Indicted in Death of Trans Woman Can Go Free Mark Daniel Lewis was indicted for manslaughter last year by a Bexar County grand jury for the death of Kenne McFadden, a local transgender woman, after he admitted to pushing her into the San Antonio River and failing to help her, thus

Judge Expunges Record of Wrongly Convicted ‘San Antonio Four’

A Bexar County judge on Monday signed papers erasing the criminal histories of four women wrongly convicted in 1994 of sexually assaulting two girls, according to a WOAI-TV report. Elizabeth Ramirez, Kristie Mayhugh, Cassandra Rivera, and Anna Vasquez — known as the “San Antonio Four” during coverage of their high-profile case — were wrongly convicted

The San Antonio Four Are Finally Declared “Actually Innocent”

Originally published in the San Antonio Current The claims were always fantastic – as in difficult to believe. The girls, ages 7 and 9, told police and child protection workers that a weeklong visit to their aunt’s Westside San Antonio apartment in the summer of 1994 had turned into a sadistic, orgy-like nightmare. They said

SA4 Documentary to Screen at Tribeca Film Fest

A documentary about the trial and long-term imprisonment of four San Antonio Latina lesbians, who in 1994 were falsely accused of sexually abusing two pre-teen girls, will make its world premier at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City on April 13. The film, Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four,