Tejano star Joe Lopez will be released within 45 days after spending 11 years in prison for raping his 13-year-old niece.
According to records, Lopez was sentenced to 20 years for one count of aggravated sexual assault of a child, eight years for a second count of aggravated sexual assault of a child and four years for indecency with a child.
Lopez is currently being held in the Hightower Unit in Dayton, Texas and was initially eligible for parole on Oct. 26, 2016, according to records.
According to the Valley Morning Star, Lopez will be undergoing a releasing process that will take 30 to 45 days.
Upon his release, Lopez will undergo “supervised parole” through Oct. 31, 2026, and could be released by mid-February, according to the Valley Morning Star.
Lopez will also be required to register as a sex offender once he is released from prison.