Texas Execution Information Center

News

3/29/2019: The U.S. Supreme Court stayed Patrick Murphy's execution (News article).

4/3/2019: To comply with a Supreme Court order in Patrick Murphy's case, the state of Texas has ended its policy of allowing chaplains into the death chamber when a prisoner is being executed (News article).

4/8/2019: The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals stayed Mark Robertson's execution (News article).

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Recent and Upcoming Executions


PrisonerConvicted ofScheduled DateStatus
Patrick Murphy Jr.Murder of a police officer while on escape from prison.3/28/2019Stayed
Mark RobertsonMurder and robbery of a woman and her grandson in their home.4/11/2019Stayed
John KingAbduction and murder of a hitchhiker4/24/2019Scheduled
Dexter JohnsonMurder and robbery of a couple and rape of the woman.5/2/2019Scheduled

For more information on scheduled and possible executions, look at our Watch List.

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