Moms and Mysteries: A True Crime Podcast

The Wrongful Convictions of Arthur Almendarez, John Galvan, and Francisco Nanez

July 11, 2023

This week we are discussing the wrongful convictions of Arthur Almendarez, John Galvan, and Francisco Nanez after a fire took place in an apartment complex in Chicago.  Thank you to Ana Luria and Haley Gray for research assistance! Thank you to our sponsors! For a limited time, MOMS AND MYSTERIES listeners get twenty percent off their first order by going to Vegamour.com/moms and use code moms at check out.  Head to EmbracePetInsurance.com/MOMS and sign up for pet insurance today.   Go to Zocdoc.com/MYSTERIES and download the Zocdoc app for FREE. Then find and book a top-rated doctor today. New merch! Check out Moms and Mysteries Threadless! You can also get new episodes a day early and ad free, plus merch and more at Patreon.com/momsandmysteriespodcast Listen and subscribe to Melissa’s other podcast, Criminality!! It’s the podcast for those who love reality TV, true crime, and want to hear all the juicy stories where the two genres intersect. Subscribe and listen here: www.pod.link/criminality  Check-out Moms and Mysteries to find links to our tiktok, youtube, twitter, instagram and more! Make sure you subscribe and rate our show to help others find us! Sources:  Cahill, Justice Robert, “People V. Galvan”, Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, 1993  Cahill, Justice Robert, “People v. Almendarez”, Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, 1994 Morgan, Justice James Byron, “United States of America ex. rel. …”, United States District Court, N.D. Illinois, Eastern Division, 1998 Sterba, Justice David P., “The People of the State of Illinois…”, The Appellate Court of Illinois, First Judicial District, 2012 Palmer, Justice Stuard, “The People of the State of Illinois…”, The Appellate Court of Illinois, First Judicial District, 2013 Connors, Justice Eileen M., “The People of the State of Illinois…”, Appellate Court of Illinois, First Judicial District, 2019 Connors, Justice Eileen M., “The People of the State of Illinois…”, Appellate Court of Illinois, First Judicial District, 2020 Possley, Maurice, “John Galvan”, The National Registry of Exonerations, 2022 Possley, Maurice, “Francisco Nanez”, The National Registry of Exonerations, 2022 Rasmussen, Aaron, “Discovery Show ‘MythBusters’...”, Investigation Discovery, retrieved 2023 Washburn, Kaitlin, “Four men convicted…”, Sun Times, 2022 Staff, “John Galvan, Arthur Almendarez, and…”, Innocence Project, 2022 Palmer, Justice, “People v. Nanez”, Appellate Court of Illinois, 2015 Donnell, Heather, “Francisco Nanez v. Victor Switski, et al…”, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2023 Donnell, Heather, “John Galvan v. Victor Switski, et al…”, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2023 Donnell, Heather, “Arthur Almendarez v. Victor Switski, et al…”, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2023 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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