murderer up for parole!!! (texas)

murderer up for parole!!! (texas)

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#1 Jun 27, 2008
TAKE ACTION…and make a difference!!!
In September of this year, the Parole Board will review the case of David Lopez. It was on June 26, 1979, David Lopez murdered 20-year-old Cydney Myers, daughter of Nell and Fred Myers, sister of Whitney Myers. Cydney's mother, Nell Myers, became the founder of the organization PEOPLE AGAINST VIOLENT CRIME, now it's in 25th year and fought the system single handed to enact the "Victim's Bill of Rights". In it's current capacity PAVC and this Bill gives voice to both victim's and survivors in our judicial system.
Both Nell and Fred have since passed away. So it seems that only CYNDNEY'S SISTER, Whitney, remains on the contact list to be notified of the possible parole. Lopez is in very high hopes that there is strong possibility he will be released. That is unless concerned citizens come forward and protest his release..
Protest Against Parole
Send letters, emails, or faxes protesting the parole of David Villanueva Lopez TDCJ ID# 00496442
Please send the automated e-mail below or write letters of protest against the parole of David Villanueva Lopez. THIS LETTER CAN BE COPIED AND PASTED INTO YOUR EMAIL! OR MAIL TO
Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles
Texas Department Criminal Justice
Victims Services
P.O. Box 13401
Austin, Texas 78711
E-mail to: [email protected] (Subject Line: Protest Letter)
Please send copies of your written protests to us so that we can send them to the victims' family -- see contact info below.
People Against Violent Crime
P.O. Box 92621
Austin, Texas 78709
**********SAMPLE PROTEST LETTER**********
Texas Board of Pardon and Paroles
TDCJ-Victim Services
8712 Shoal Creek Blvd., Suite 265
P.O. Box 13401, Capitol Station
Austin, TX 78711
Re: David Villanueva Lopez
State ID:#02822925 TDCJ ID# 00496442
Dear Board Members:
As a concerned citizen, I am writing to ask that you DO NOT grant parole to inmate David Lopez TDCJ ID# 496442. June 26, 1979, David Lopez murdered 20-year-old Cydney Myers. He raped Cydney, viciously beat her with a tire rod and then strangled her with a seatbelt. After he had already murdered her, he then acted out the unthinkable; he proceeded to rape and sodomize her lifeless body again. He then left her beaten body slumped over the steering wheel of a car parked on Guadalupe Street in Austin Texas.
Lopez’s walked a free man for almost nine years until a just criminal system caught up with him. There were two separate emotional trials for the victim’s family. Twenty Four citizens/jurors convicted Lopez beyond a reasonable doubt. He is serving a “Life” sentence for Murder with Deadly Weapon.
The extreme violent nature of his crime should preclude any consideration for parole. The victim and society deserve to know that they are protected from this violent offender, David Villanueva Lopez.
In addition, to lessen the emotional trauma the parole review process has on the victim's family, please consider the maximum set-off for any future parole reviews. Thank you for your consideration.
concerned person

Austin, TX

#2 Jun 30, 2008
They fail to mention that lopez walked free for nine years because when the murder of Cydney Myers (may she rest in peace) happened he and several other people where completely cleared, including, skin samples, hair samples, and semen samples, NONE MATCHED HIS....

United States

#3 Jul 1, 2008
Those that are interested in helping protest the parole can do it online at

United States

#4 Jul 1, 2008
He walked free because he was INNOCENT! Unfortunately he has had to spend his life in prison for something that he didn't do! I feel for the victims family, but all of these people protesting...GET A LIFE...Were you there? Do you really know anything about this case other than what you think you know? Prob NOT!!!!!!!!
Been There

United States

#5 Jul 3, 2008
Im all for justice but lets be fare.Some of the facts in 4angels letter are not true. if you are going to ask readers for help give the facts. they were not to hear I was. Cyd was not beaten with a tire rod. What happened to her was horrible but please no more lies.There were enough lies in the court room

Austin, TX

#6 Jul 3, 2008
my she rest in peace, correct me if Im wrong but she was killed at her home then transported in her car and left down town not killed in her car at all... so yeah lets get the facts straight, and Im with concerned person, the samples taken from Cydneywhen the crime happened did not match the person that has sat in prison for the last 22 yrs, so that means the real killer is still out there maybe you should be concerned with that fact....

Sandy, TX

#7 Jul 25, 2008
The reason David Lopez walked free for 9 yrs. was because there wasn't DNA then, but when he got arrested...there was. It DID turn out to be his DNA by 99.9%, and there are so many things that YOU people don't know. He is the murderer, no, she was not killed at her home. Yes, it was Lopez.
So all of you that say something different, you are the ones that don't know what you're talking about.
I hope he never sees the light of day. And to the person that said to get a life to the people that were writing protest letters...I suggest that you not talk until you know what you are talking about, and you get a life. At least you have the chance, unlike Cydney Myers who was murdered by David V. Lopez

Sandy, TX

#8 Jul 25, 2008
concerned person wrote:
They fail to mention that lopez walked free for nine years because when the murder of Cydney Myers (may she rest in peace) happened he and several other people where completely cleared, including, skin samples, hair samples, and semen samples, NONE MATCHED HIS....

The above "quote" is an out and out lie. The results showed beyond a doubt that it was David Lopez.
The DNA was not used in the initial trial...but when it was. WOW...what a shock. David Lopez was the one.
Even after several people had seen Cydney and David driving carelessly down Guadalupe and picked her picture and his out of ten blonde women and 10 Hispanic men. I'm not going any further, but he didn't just spend all that time in jail after the DNA testing because they were bored and needed another prisoner. Don't be naive.

Nashville, TN

#9 Jul 27, 2008
Not all of those accused or convicted are guilty.Here are people who have been wronged by individuals and the system.

Edmond, OK

#10 Jul 29, 2008
every one should get a second chance dont forget he has children the have gone the lives without there father

Austin, TX

#11 Jul 29, 2008
To mercy from Houston Again spilling facts that are not true. No, DNA was not available at the time of the murder but that is not why David walked free for 9 years. He freely gave 3 different blood semum and hair samples over the course of those nine years. DNA was not used until the last one in 1987 . And yes it did match but what most people do not know is PCR technique was used with was experimental at the time also that even without DNA the other 2 previous samples did not match semum found on her body and out of 20 something prints on and in her car NONE were davids and about 7 were never identified ALSO out of 12 or 13 hair s found on her body only 1 was SIMILAR to Davids and none matched Cyds
Also when DNA come available it was very strange that the DPS lab could not use Davids old samples they needed new ones BUT they could use the old ones from the crime ALSO WHEN DAVIDS LAWYERS WANTED TO DO THEIR OWN TESTING THE SAMPLES COULD NOT BE FOUND. Oh did I mention that the APD detective that drove 70 miles to Davids job to collect his 3rd set of samples ( the ones that matched after 9 years and 3 tries) was charged in the mid to late 9o's for purgery and falsifing blood evidence in a high profile Houston murder.
AND the 'several people" that say saw David and Cyd driving on guadalupe was ONE person who came forward after seeing a reinactment of the crime on Crimestoppers which showed Cyn and a male who looked like Davids twin. When the PHOTO line was shown to this man NONE of the other men looked anything like David or the man on crimestoppers video and the witness himself stated on the stand that the person he saw had longer hair and a mustach which David did not have at the time. David was a hispanic male who was close friends with Cyd and her circle of friends in the mid to late 70's and someone had to pay. No matter the cost

Nashville, TN

#12 Jul 30, 2008
Innocent until proven guilty, we need to get our system to believe in this again

Austin, TX

#13 Jul 31, 2008
Just Wanted to Thank Veronica for setting some facts Straight for everyone.
Conerned person

Round Rock, TX

#14 Jul 31, 2008
TO: Julie in Houston, Im not a lier, the semun that was in her body did not match Davids the hair under her nails was not his.......... the fingerprints where not his and your so called reasonable doubt was not even close to 99.9 %, Dna was not used it was the pcr tech that was used and still no semun hair prints witness matched Davids if you would check befor you type you would know that that is not DNA and what would you think about it if nothing match for 9 years that why David walked free and raised a family and lived his life for 9 years because the sperm in her body was not his ..... not the hair under her nails, Im not going to rant about this all day because it is clear that you dont know what the hell you are talking about.. and just for the record Concerned person is Venita Smith, David Lopez's sister in law and I believe, from evidence that my Brother in law missed out on just the same as Cyd. and that he is as innocent as you are.

Round Rock, TX

#15 Jul 31, 2008
Just wanted to clear in confusion conderned Person is not from Houston it Austin Texas

Houston, TX

#16 Jul 31, 2008
this actually threw me for a few minutes... it's "semen"

United States

#17 Aug 1, 2008
Thank you Veronica! It is about time that someone actually told the truth... and thank you rpg for posting the website of people who have been wrongfully convicted. David's family really appreciates it!

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#18 Aug 1, 2008
4Angel wrote:
TAKE ACTION…and make a difference
4 Angel help needed.

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Edmond, OK

#19 Aug 1, 2008
Before you judge someone make sure your hands are clean first.. the only person that needs to judge someone is God.. says so in the Bible.. Have a nice day :)
i know

Lockhart, TX

#20 Aug 5, 2008
Venita wrote:
Just wanted to clear in confusion conderned Person is not from Houston it Austin Texas
Dear concerned person - apparantly you were either not there during the trial or you are an unfortunate family member. Cyd was never a good friend of David's!!!! He wanted to be her "lover" and she wouldn't have it - that is why she is dead. She was actually afraid of him.
And do not ever refer to her as "Cyd" you do not have the right.

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