|6/18/2015||Gregory Russeau||Age: 45||County: Smith|
|Murder and robbery of a 75-year-old man.|
The defense acknowledged that Russeau stole the victim's automobile, but argued that the state failed to prove that Russeau killed him.
|6/3/2015||Lester Bower||Age: 67||County: Grayson|
|Murder of four men during the theft of an aircraft.|
"I told them I did not buy the airplane and I was not in Sherman, but I was."
|5/12/2015||Derrick Charles||Age: 32||County: Harris|
|Murder of his girlfriend, her mother, and her grandfather in their home.|
He said in court that he smoked marijuana soaked in embalming fluid before the killings and had hallucinations while committing them.
|4/15/2015||Manuel Garza||Age: 34||County: Bexar|
|Murder of a police officer who was trying to arrest him.|
"I truly think this was the cop's fault," he said. "I don't see why he wanted to pull out his gun."
|4/9/2015||Kent Sprouse||Age: 42||County: Ellis|
|Murder of a police officer and another man at a gas station.|
He entered the store with a shotgun hanging over his shoulder to make a purchase.
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