By Eric Volz
In the spirit of Midnight Express and Not with out My Daughter comes the harrowing precise tale of an American held in a Nicaraguan legal for a homicide he didn’t commit.
Eric Volz used to be in his past due twenties in 2005 while he moved from California to Nicaragua. He and a chum cofounded a bilingual journal, El Puente, and it proved extra profitable than they ever anticipated. Then Volz met Doris Jiménez, an incomparable good looks from a small Nicaraguan seashore city, they usually all started a passionate and significant dating. even though the connection ended amicably below a 12 months later and Volz moved his enterprise to the capital urban of Managua, an in depth bond among the 2 endured.
Nothing ready him for the telephone name he bought on November 21, 2006, while he realized that Doris were came across dead---murdered---in her beach garments boutique. He rushed from Managua to be along with her family and friends, and prior to he knew it, he discovered himself accused of her homicide, arrested, and imprisoned.
Decried within the press and vilified by means of his onetime associates, Volz suffered awful stipulations, disorder, lethal inmates, an indignant lynch mob, sadistic guards, and the cruel therapy of presidency officers. It was once merely via his dogged endurance, the tireless aid of his family and friends, and the help of a former intelligence operative that Eric used to be published, in December 2007, after greater than a yr in prison.
A tale that made nationwide and overseas headlines, this can be the 1st and basically publication to inform Eric’s soaking up, relocating account in his personal words.
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