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Recent Texas Executions

Robert Jennings1/30/2019Robert JenningsAge: 61County: Harris
Murder of a police officer during a store robbery.

According to a witness, Jennings simply walked up to the officer and shot him twice. After he collapsed to the floor, Jennings shot him a third time.

Alvin Braziel Jr.12/11/2018Alvin Braziel Jr.Age: 43County: Dallas
Murder of a man and rape of his wife during a robbery.

During Braziel's trial, the prosecutor showed the wife a photo from her husband's autopsy. She began protesting and crying loudly ... the prosecutor denied that he deliberately intended to provoke an emotional response from her.

Joseph Garcia12/4/2018Joseph GarciaAge: 47County: Dallas
Murder of a police officer while on escape from prison.

"I am on death row because of the actions and intent of others and because I am one of the Texas Seven, case closed."

Robert Ramos11/14/2018Robert RamosAge: 64County: Hidalgo
Murder of his wife and two children in their home.

Ramos told officers that he returned home in February after a day of job seeking and found his wife and children dead. He dug a hole in the bathroom floor and buried them.

Daniel Acker9/27/2018Daniel AckerAge: 46County: Hopkins
Abduction and murder of his girlfriend.

Acker came over, picked up the victim, and carried her over his shoulder to his pickup truck. He then forced her into the truck, a scene an eyewitness described as "like putting a cat in a bathtub."

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