FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 31st, 2014
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After Months of Diplomatic Pressure, Sgt. Tahmooressi to be Released from Mexican Prison
After 215 days of captivity the decorated combat veteran will be reunited with his family
Murrieta – Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez, R-Lake Elsinore, is pleased to announce that effective today, all charges have been dropped and the immediate release of Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi has been ordered.
“After countless letters and calls they are finally going to release a decorated combat veteran from a Mexican prison.” said Melendez. “I would like to thank and commend the work of my Republican colleagues in the legislature for signing onto my letters to President Barack Obama and the President of Mexico demanding his release, and to those who signed onto my resolution in the state house calling for his release.” Continue reading