Hispanic activist Ramsey Muniz free after 24 years in prison

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DALLAS (AP) — Ramsey Muniz (moon-YEEZ'), who got more than 210,000 votes as a 1972 third-party candidate for governor in on a Hispanic rights platform but sentenced to life without parole in 1994 on a drug conviction, has been released from prison after years of intense efforts by family and supporters to obtain that release. The Federal Bureau of Prisons says Muniz was released from the Federal Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky, on Dec. 10. His trial attorney, Dick DeGuerin (de-GEHR'-ehn) of Houston, says the 75-year-old former La Raza Unida Party candidate for governor is in poor healt...

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