Articles Tagged “Huntsville Unit”

  • Derrick Dewayne Charles Executed Tuesday

    Thirty-two-year-old Derrick Dewayne Charles was executed at the Huntsville Unit last night Charles was executed for the 2002 Houston murder of his 15-year-old girlfriend, Myiesha Bennet; her mother, 44-year-old Brenda Bennett; and her grandfather, 77-year-old…

  • Kent Sprouse Executed

    Forty-two-year-old Kent Sprouse was executed by lethal injection at the Huntsville Unit last night for the 2002 murder of Ferris, Texas police officer Harry Marvin Steinfeldt III outside a convenience store. Sprouse also shot and…

  • Member of “Texas 7″ Executed

    A third member of the infamous “Texas 7,” 52-year-old Donald Newbury, was executed last night at the Huntsville Unit for the shooting death of 29-year-old Irving Police officer Aubrey Hawkins on Christmas Eve of 2000.…

  • Robert Ladd Executed

    Fifty-seven-year-old Robert Ladd was executed by lethal injection last night at the Huntsville Unit for the 1996 strangling and beating death of 38-year-old Vicki Ann Garner of Tyler. The U-S Supreme Court rejected his attorney’s…

  • Robert Ladd Set For Execution Tonight

    Fifty-seven-year-old Robert Ladd is scheduled for execution tonight at the Huntsville Unit for strangling and beating to death 38-year-old Vicki Ann Garner in 1996. He also set fire to Garner in her Tyler residence. His…

  • Arnold Prieto Executed

    Forty-one-year-old Arnold Prieto was executed by lethal injection last night at the Huntsville Unit for his involvement in a stabbing that left three San Antonio residents dead in 1993. Of the three men arrested, Prieto…

  • Woman Executed Wednesday At Huntsville Unit

    Thirty-eight-year-old Lisa Coleman was executed by lethal injection at the Huntsville Unit last night for the starvation and torture death of the young son of her girlfriend. In July 2004, 9-year-old Davontae Williams was found…

  • Execution & Vigil Tonight

    The TDCJ inmate convicted of the 2007 murder of correctional officer Susan Canfield, 43-year-old Jerry Duane Martin, is set to be executed by lethal injection tonight at six in Huntsville. During an escape attempt in…

  • Pentobarbital Source for TDCJ Revealed

    In response to a Freedom of Information request from the Associated Press, TDCJ has made documents available which show they bought eight vials of the execution drug pentobarbital in September through a Houston suburban compounding…