Timeline

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Timeline

Born: 19 May 1979 – Eric VolzVictim: 21 November 2006 – Doris Ivania Jimenez raped and murdered in NicaraguaArrested: 23 November 2006Trial: 14 February – Trial begins in San Juan del Sur, NicaraguaConvicted: 15 February 2007 – Volz convicted of murderSentenced: 15 February 2007 – 30 years in a Nicaraguan prison 17 December 2007 – Conviction overturned by three-judge panel in appeals court 21 December 2007 – Volz freed and returned to the United States