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RECKLESS Episode 3: The Journalists
Updated: Dec. 31, 2022 at 10:25 PM CST
When tragedy strikes, reporters are some of the first at the scene and that’s exactly what happened when KBTX received news that Gonzalo Lopez escaped from a Texas Department of Criminal Justice transport near Centerville, Texas.
RECKLESS Episode 2: The Expert
Updated: Dec. 29, 2022 at 2:43 PM CST
Criminal justice expert, Mitchel Roth, breaks down what went wrong the day of Gonzalo Lopez's escape and where TDCJ goes from here.
RECKLESS Episode 1: The Eyewitness
Updated: Dec. 28, 2022 at 9:54 AM CST
Melanie Tieperman was the last person to see Gonzalo Lopez before he disappeared into the woods.
Report: Gonzalo Lopez requested books on survival techniques and weapons ahead of escape
Updated: Dec. 18, 2022 at 10:25 PM CST
More details emerge from TDCJ reports regarding escaped inmate Gonzalo Lopez
Documents detail efforts and failures during search for Gonzalo Lopez
Updated: Dec. 9, 2022 at 6:53 PM CST
A TDCJ Serious Incident Report shows confusion on the scene and failures to use canines properly impacted the search.
More TDCJ Investigation Stories
Documents released show TDCJ failures leading up to inmate escape
Updated: Dec. 8, 2022 at 8:16 PM CST
An independent review by CGL, a corrections facility expert group, of TDCJ protocol, surveillance footage and facilities, determined what lead up to the escape of Lopez.
Officials refuse to answer questions about prison escape that led to mass murders
Updated: Dec. 6, 2022 at 10:38 PM CST
SEEKING ACCOUNTABILITY: KBTX questioned state and prison officials months after convicted Killer Gonzalo Lopez escaped custody and murdered a family of five.
Focus At Four
Focus at Four: The Marshall Project investigates the case of escaped inmate Gonzalo Lopez
Updated: Dec. 6, 2022 at 5:25 PM CST
Many continue to question how Gonzalo Lopez escaped from custody in Centerville, evaded law enforcement for weeks, and later murdered a family of five.
Search for escaped inmate continues, reward money increased to $50,000 for information leading to arrest
Updated: May. 13, 2022 at 1:17 PM CDT
One inmate has escaped after he stole a TDC transport bus and wrecked it about two miles west of Centerville
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Focus at Four: New access to infant formula
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Texas Central Railroad and landowners to meet in Dallas County Court
Brazos County evaluating broadband access