|First appearance||"The Routine" (episode 1.01)|
|Last appearance||"Cuts Like a Knife" (episode 4.12)|
|Reason/Cause||Killed by Miguel Alvarez|
|Date of Conviction||Sometime in 1992|
|Date of Death||January 28, 2001|
|Episode Count||13 Episodes|
|Portrayed by||Jose Hernandez Jr.|
Character Summary[edit | edit source]
Vasquez is mostly a background inmate, being first seen in Season 1. Vasquez rarely had any significant appearances.
Plot Summary[edit | edit source]
Season 1[edit | edit source]
Vasquez is a member of El Norte. He serves under Jose Torres until Torres is paroled, and Miguel Alvarez gains control of El Norte. Vasquez is a part of Alvarez' riot squad during the Emerald City takeover in 1997.
Season 2[edit | edit source]
Following the riot, Vasquez is placed in Unit B, along with many of the other prisoners who survived the riot. Vasquez is one of the Latinos let back into Em City, when McManus re-opens the unit. Vasquez supports Raoul "El Cid" Hernandez's takeover of El Norte.
Season 3[edit | edit source]
Vasquez is seen to be in Miguel Alvarez's corner during the boxing tournament.
Season 4[edit | edit source]
In the second half of season 4, many Chinese refugees are held temporarily in Em City, one of them is Bian Yixhue. After Enrique Morales gains Yixhue trust, he asks him to kill Burr Redding. After Yixhue declines, Morales kills Yixhue in the storage room with a staple gun, while Vasquez and another Latino held him down. The murder is pinned on Redding.
When Miguel Alvarez gets out of solitary, Vasquez tries to avenge Carlo Ricardo's death by challenging Alvarez to a duel. However, Vasquez isn't quick enough to grab his shank and has his throat slit by Alvarez.
Kill Count[edit | edit source]
Miguel Alvarez - Enrique Morales - Raoul Hernandez - Carmen Guerra - Carlos Martinez - Carlo Ricardo - Louis Bevilaqua - Ricardo Alvarez - Jorge Vasquez - Carlos Rodrigo - Eduardo Alvarez - Jose Torres