Storey argued on appeal that his attorneys were deficient during sentencing in his 2008 capital murder trial in Fort Worth, because they did not pursue more evidence of his depression and low level of intellectual functioning.He also alleged a black juror was improperly excluded due to race.
Carter's fall partner, Leketha Allen, was also convicted of the murder. A May 16, 2017, execution date was stayed by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, based on allegations that the prosecution used false testimony at trial.
Sent to death row for the 2006 robbery-murder of an assistant manager at a miniature golf center in Hurst.
Prosecutors presented evidence that the victim was lured to a San Antonio lovers' lane by Castillo's girlfriend. The Mexican national was convicted of murdering his cousin, a teenage girl from the border town of Mc Allen.
She pleaded guilty before Castillo's 2005 trial and testified against him. Cardenas's conviction must be tossed, say Mexican authorities and his attorneys, because police violated an international treaty when they failed to notify him of his right to contact the Mexican embassy after his arrest. 26, 2017, was withdrawn after the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals today issued an Order remanding Youngs case to the trial court to resolve a due-process violation when false and misleading testimony was introduced at his trial.
Ramirez's trial attorneys said he should have been convicted of the lesser charge of murder because he killed Castro but didn't rob him.
Sentenced to death following his conviction in a 2002 double homicide committed during the armed robbery of a sandwich shop from which he had been fired.On the go and no time to finish that story right now?Your News is the place for you to save content to read later from any device.Register with us and content you save will appear here so you can access them to read later.Execution Watch with Ray Hill can be heard on KPFT 90.1 FM,in Galveston at 89.5, Livingston at 90.3,and in Huntsville at 89.7 as well as on the net here from PM CT to PM CT on any day Texas executes a prisoner.He has steadfastly claimed that others framed him in the 2002 killing of a corrections officer who was stabbed to death at a prison near Corpus Christi.