Sister Of North Texas Woman Killed By Death Row Inmate Quintin Jones Wants His Life SparedQuintin Jones, a Fort Worth man on Texas death row, is pleading with Governor Greg Abbott to spare his life before his scheduled execution on May 19.
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.”
US Supreme Court Orders Another Look At Texas Death Row Case Of Murderer Ruben GutierrezThe US Supreme Court has ordered a further review by a lower court of a lawsuit brought by a Texas death row inmate who objects to a policy that bars a chaplain from accompanying him into the death chamber.
Texas Delays 7th Execution After Attorneys Raise Concerns Over Coronavirus PandemicSix other Texas executions scheduled earlier this year were postponed by the courts because of the outbreak. Two others were delayed over different issues.
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.
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.
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.
Man Who Killed Newlywed During Robbery Set To Die In TexasA death row inmate is set to die by lethal injection tonight for the fatal shooting, more than 25 years ago, of a newlywed who was attacked on a Mesquite jogging trail.
Texas Executes Man In Torture, Drowning Of Ex-Roommate"I'm not the one who killed Christina," Troy Clark said before being executed. "But, hey, whatever makes you happy."
Man Who Tortured, Drowned Ex-Roommate Set To Die WednesdayA Texas inmate who taunted a jury to sentence him to death is scheduled to be executed Wednesday evening for torturing and drowning an East Texas woman in his bathtub.
Texas Inmate Wants To Be Executed By Firing Squad Or GasAttorneys for a 66-year-old Texas death row inmate are proposing their client be rolled in his wheelchair in front of a firing squad or be given nitrogen gas to carry out his death sentence.
Appeals Court Hearing For Texas Inmate Who Ate His EyeAttorneys for a North Texas death row inmate who gouged out and ate his only eye are arguing to a federal appeals court that he's too mentally ill to be executed.
Supreme Court Refuses Appeal From Texan Who Raped, Stabbed Teen In '96Lawyers argued Carlos Trevino's trial attorneys were deficient for not showing jurors his mother's drinking while she was pregnant with him left Trevino with fetal alcohol disorder.