Jurors sentenced Franklin Davis of Mesquite to death Saturday morning. Davis admitted in court to killing 16-year-old Shania Gray, describing how he lured her into his car outside her school, shot her and dumped her body in a river.
Franklin Davis has been convicted of killing a babysitter, and closing arguments wrapped up on Friday morning in the punishment phase of his capital murder trial.
Emotional testimony is expected to continue on Thursday in the capital murder trial of Franklin Davis, the man convicted earlier this week of killing his 16-year-old babysitter.
Jurors in Dallas County are listening to more testimony Wednesday as they decide if the man convicted of killing a teenage babysitter should be put to death, or receive life behind bars.
An Irving man is now facing a possible death sentence after being convicted Tuesday of killing his children’s baby sitter to silence her from testifying that he raped her.
Closing arguments wrapped up on Tuesday morning in a Dallas County capital murder trial, putting the case in the hands of the jury.
The man accused of killing a teenage babysitter is back in court on Tuesday for the second day of his trial, and there has already been some emotional testimony.
Franklin Davis has confessed to brutally killing a teenage babysitter, but his attorneys will try to prove that he does not deserve the death penalty.
Questions surrounding the case of a Dallas County Jail inmate who escaped from Parkland Hospital Tuesday night appear to be answered by sources close to the investigation.
Dallas County Sheriff’s deputies have taken an inmate, who stole a gun and escaped from Parkland Hospital, into custody without incident.
Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins said that he will seek the death penalty in the murder case of a man charged with the rape-slaying of a Carrollton teen last month.
utside of Horn High School in Mesquite, hundreds of Shania Gray’s friends, family members and teachers gathered. At times the sobbing was so intense that it echoed throughout the parking lot.