Inmate On Texas Death Row For More Than 45 Years Has Sentence Overturned On AppealRaymond Riles’ “death sentence can no longer stand” because the 70-year-old inmate’s history of mental illness was not properly considered by jurors, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruled.
Texas Death Row Inmate Jorge Villanueva, Who Had Liver Cancer, Dies After COVID-19 DiagnosisWhile a formal cause of death has not been confirmed, his lawyer Jeremy Schepers said hospital records “indicate that COVID-19 is the presumed, but as of yet unconfirmed, cause of death.”
Feds Execute Orlando Hall For Kidnapping, Raping And Burying North Texas Teen Lisa Rene Alive In 1994In 1994 he was with a group of men who kidnapped, raped, and buried Lisa Rene, a 16-year-old from Arlington, alive. On November 19, 2020 officials at a federal prison used a lethal injection to put Orlando Hall to death.
Judge Halts Federal Execution Of Inmate Orlando Hall Who Kidnapped, Raped And Buried North Texas Teen Lisa Rene AliveA judge has halted the scheduled execution of Orlando Hall, who was convicted of kidnapping and raping a 16-year-old Texas girl, bludgeoning her with a shovel and burying her alive.
UPDATED: Execution Halted For Federal Inmate Orlando Hall Who Kidnapped, Raped And Buried North Texas Teen Lisa Rene AliveHe was found guilty of kidnapping, raping and burying a North Texas teenager alive, now the federal government is preparing to execute inmate Orlando Hall.
Man Who Kidnapped, Killed North Texas Teen Set For Federal Execution In NovemberOrlando Hall, 49, was one of five men who prosecutors said kidnapped 16-year-old Lisa Rene from her home in Arlington, to get revenge on her two brothers for a botched $5,000 marijuana deal.
US Supreme Court Halts Texas Execution Of Ruben Gutierrez Over Clergy QuestionThe U.S. Supreme Court granted a reprieve Tuesday to a Texas inmate scheduled to die for fatally stabbing an 85-year-old woman more than two decades ago.
2nd Texas Death Row Inmate Gets Stay Due To Coronavirus OutbreakThe Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ordered a 60-day delay of Tracy Beatty's scheduled March 25 execution.
Family, Supporters Of Texas Death Row Inmate Rodney Reed Hold Vigil Outside US Supreme CourtFriday morning, the Justices could decide to take up Reed's latest attempt to have his execution delayed.
Texas Appeals Court Commutes Death Sentence Of Convicted Killer Bobby James MooreBobby James Moore was sentenced to death for the 1980 shotgun slaying of 72-year-old Houston supermarket clerk James McCarble.
Execution Of Jewish 'Texas 7' Member Randy Halprin Halted Over Claim Judge Was Anti-SemiticThe Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on Friday granted a stay of execution for Randy Halprin, who had been scheduled to receive a lethal injection on October 10.
Former Texas Prison Sergeant Set For Trial In Inmate's DeathA former Texas prison sergeant is slated to stand trial, accused of throwing a handcuffed prisoner onto a concrete floor so viciously that the inmate died.
Texas Will No Longer Share Condemned Inmates' Final StatementsTexas prison officials stopped the practice of sharing death row inmate's final written statements after a lawmaker expressed outrage over the state relaying the last words of an avowed racist.
No Execution For Texas Inmate; Supreme Court Rules He Is DisabledThe Supreme Court is ending a long legal fight by ruling that a Texas death row inmate is intellectually disabled and thus may not be executed.
Man Who Killed North Texas Newlywed During Robbery ExecutedAlvin Braziel Jr., 43, received lethal injection at the state penitentiary in Huntsville for the 1993 slaying of 27-year-old Douglas White, who was attacked as he and his wife walked on a jogging trail in Mesquite.