Ernie Lopez Arrives Home
- Aired: 03/05/2012
- Rating: NR
After almost a decade behind bars, Ernie Lopez arrives at his home in Texas. He briefly celebrates missed holidays before breaking down remembering Isis Vas, the 6-month-old who died in his care. Lopez's conviction of sexually assaulting Vas was recently thrown out by a Texas court. Joint reporting from FRONTLINE, ProPublica and NPR raised questions about the evidence used against him.
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