|1/27/2016||James Freeman||Age: 35||County: Wharton|
|Murder of a game warden in a standoff with law enforcement.|
Over 40 witnesses, testifying on his behalf, described him as polite, respectful, and courteous and said that the killing was totally out of character for him.
|1/20/2016||Richard Masterson||Age: 43||County: Harris|
|Murder and robbery of a man he met at a bar.|
Masterson strangled the victim by placing him in a chokehold.
|11/18/2015||Raphael Holiday||Age: 36||County: Madison|
|Murder of his daughter and two other girls in their home.|
"I was at the house. The house blew up," Holiday said. "I don't know how the fire started."
|10/14/2015||Licho Escamilla||Age: 33||County: Dallas|
|Murder of a police officer who was responding to a fight he was engaged in.|
When the judge finished reading the jury's decision to the courtroom, Escamilla shot out of his seat, grabbed a plastic water pitcher, and flung it toward the jury box, sloshing water on his attorneys and the prosecutors.
|10/6/2015||Juan Garcia||Age: 35||County: Harris|
|Murder and robbery of a man in a parking lot.|
Unable to read and write until early adulthood and unable to get a job because of his criminal record, he was powerless to turn his life around, he said.
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