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General Category => National News/Current Events => Topic started by: Atomic Cow on January 22, 2014, 10:47:43 PM

Title: Texas Executes Illegal Alien for Murder of Houston Police Officer
Post by: Atomic Cow on January 22, 2014, 10:47:43 PM
HUNTSVILLE, TX -- A Mexican man has been executed in Texas for killing a Houston police officer, despite pleas and diplomatic pressure from the Mexican government and the U.S. State Department to halt the punishment.

 Forty-six-year-old Edgar Tamayo received a lethal injection Wednesday evening for the January 1994 fatal shooting of 24-year-old Officer Guy Gaddis.

Courts rejected last-day appeals, and Texas officials spurned arguments that Tamayo's conviction and death sentence were tainted because he did not receive notice that he could request legal help from the Mexican consulate after his arrest for the officer's slaying.

http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/story?section=news/state&id=9403410
Title: Re: Texas Executes Illegal Alien for Murder of Houston Police Officer
Post by: mountaineer on January 23, 2014, 08:56:54 AM
Adios.  :seeya:
Title: Re: Texas Executes Illegal Alien for Murder of Houston Police Officer
Post by: Bigun on January 23, 2014, 10:28:49 AM
"If you come to Texas and kill one of us we will kill you back!"

Ron White

Title: Re: Texas Executes Illegal Alien for Murder of Houston Police Officer
Post by: Fishrrman on January 23, 2014, 09:02:51 PM
[[ A Mexican man has been executed in Texas for killing a Houston police officer, despite pleas and diplomatic pressure from the Mexican government and the U.S. State Department to halt the punishment. ]]

Kinda had a feeling they weren't going to be cowed from giving this guy his just rewards.

Good on 'em!

Now... set up for the next one!
Title: Re: Texas Executes Illegal Alien for Murder of Houston Police Officer
Post by: Atomic Cow on January 23, 2014, 09:05:02 PM
Next execution is February 5th and it's a woman.

https://www.tdcj.state.tx.us/death_row/dr_info/bassosuzanne.html