Another Guevara Defendant's Murder Case Was Tossed
Robert Bouto, convicted of a 1993 murder, is the ninth defendant to see his murder charges dismissed since a BuzzFeed News investigation into retired detective Reynaldo Guevara’s alleged misconduct. Also on Monday, another exonerated Guevara defendant filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of Chicago.
Two Brothers Allege They Were Framed To Protect A Police Drug Ring
The court papers filed Wednesday are the latest in a series of legal challenges questioning the police work of retired detective Reynaldo Guevara, who has been accused of framing more than 50 people for murder. Guevara has never been charged with a crime.
Two Federal Lawsuits Accuse Chicago Cops Of Framing Innocent Men
The suits, which allege deliberate “manipulation, trickery, suggestion, pressure, coercion, and other unlawful tactics,” are the latest in a series of legal challenges regarding the actions of Detective Reynaldo Guevara, who has been accused of framing more than 50 people for murder.
The Conviction Of A Seventh Person Wrongly Framed For Murder By The Same Detective Will Likely Be Tossed Today
Ariel Gomez is one of 56 defendants who say the retired Chicago detective Reynaldo Guevara, the subject of a two-year BuzzFeed News investigation, framed them for murder. Gomez spent two decades behind bars. Six other Guevara defendants have already been exonerated.
These Lawmakers Want Det. Guevara’s Cases Reviewed Right Away
Following BuzzFeed News’ reporting on the 56 people who say Detective Reynaldo Guevara framed them for murder, Illinois lawmakers say those cases should be revisited as quickly as possible. “The notion of anybody spending time behind bars for something they did not do because of a rogue cop is unconscionable.”
How To Close Two Stubborn Murder Cases In One Night, Chicago PD–Style
The two murders were proving difficult to solve — until Detective Reynaldo Guevara, who has been accused of framing at least 51 people, showed up for duty. Here’s how, over the course of one night, with questionable evidence, two men who say they did nothing wrong ended up charged with murder. A BuzzFeed News investigation.
For An Innocent Man Released After 23 Years, Liberty Is A Bittersweet Gift
In prison for murders he didn’t commit, Roberto Almodovar dreamed of all the things he’d do if he were free. Ball games. Beaches. And time with his daughter, who was just an infant when he was arrested. After more than two decades behind bars, he was finally exonerated. But freedom isn’t as simple as it seemed.
Murder Convictions Overturned, Two Men Are Immediately Seized By ICE
Prosecutors tossed the murder convictions of two men, Gabriel Solache and Arturo Reyes, who claim they were coerced by a disgraced Chicago police detective into confessing to crimes they didn't commit. But before they could be set free, immigration agents arrested them.
Two More Guevara Defendants See Their Charges Dismissed
Cook County prosecutors have dropped all charges against two men who say they were beaten into confessing to a double murder. Detective Reynaldo Guevara was the subject of a BuzzFeed News investigation that found he is accused of framing at least 51 people for murders they say they did not commit.
Dozens Say This Cop Framed Them. One Just Went Free After 27 Years.
Detective Reynaldo Guevara has been accused of framing more than 50 people for murder. He and other officers said they would not testify in the retrial of one of those defendants. Prosecutors said they had no choice but to drop the case.
A prisoner waiting sixteen years for a chance to prove his innocence may have found an unlikely ally: The prosecutors who convicted him. Roosevelt Myles claims Chicago police framed him for murder and inadequate public defenders did little to prove his innocence. He's waited more than 16 years for a hearing on his case. Prosecutors announced they are stepping in to review whether he should be freed.
This Man Says He Was Framed. He's Been Waiting 16 Years For His Day In Court.
Roosevelt Myles won the right to a new hearing after he claimed he was framed by corrupt Chicago cops. But more than a decade and a half later, he is still waiting for that day in court, and still doing time for a murder he says he had nothing to do with.