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Recent Texas Executions

Juan Castillo5/16/2018Juan CastilloAge: 36County: Bexar
Murder and robbery of a 19-year-old man.

In an interview from Death Row the week before his execution, Castillo said he had "no idea" who killed the victim. He also said that the medallion he was seen wearing the day after the murder was his.

Erick Davila4/25/2018Erick DavilaAge: 31County: Tarrant
Murder of a woman and her granddaughter at a party.

"I was trying to get the guys on the porch and I was trying to get the fat dude. I wasn't aiming at the kids or the woman and don't know where the woman came from."

Rosendo Rodriguez III3/27/2018Rosendo Rodriguez IIIAge: 38County: Lubbock
Rape and murder of a prostitute.

Rodriguez became known as the "suitcase killer."

John Battaglia2/1/2018John BattagliaAge: 62County: Dallas
Murder of his two daughters.

Their mother yelled into the phone, "Run! Run for the door!" She heard gunshots, then heard Battaglia scream, "Merry [expletive] Christmas."

William Rayford1/30/2018William RayfordAge: 64County: Dallas
Abduction and murder of his ex-girlfriend.

Some of the victim's relatives said she was aware of Rayford's previous murder conviction when they became a couple, but believed it was her Christian duty to give people second chances.


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