Articles Tagged “Walls Unit”

  • Suzanne Basso Executed

    Fifty-nine-year-old Suzanne Margaret Basso was executed at the Walls Unit at 6:26 last night. She was executed for the murder of a 59-year-old developmentally disabled man, Louis Buddy Musso, in 1998. Her motive was Musso’s…

  • Splawn Trial Continues

    Forty-six-year-old Edgar Tamayo was executed by lethal injection Wednesday at the Walls Unit for the fatal shooting of 24-year-old officer Guy Gaddis in 1994. Last-appeals were rejected by the courts. Attorneys argued that Tamayo was…

  • Edgar Tamayo Executed Wednesday

    Forty-six-year-old Edgar Tamayo was executed by lethal injection Wednesday at the Walls Unit for the fatal shooting of 24-year-old officer Guy Gaddis in 1994. Last-appeals were rejected by the courts. Attorneys argued that Tamayo was…

  • Martin Execution Held Last Night

    Over 200 TDCJ correctional officers gathered outside the Walls Unit last night as 43-year-old Jerry Martin was executed by lethal injection for the 2007 murder of officer Susan Canfield during an escape. A large photo…

  • Elroy Chester Executed

    Forty-four-year-old Elroy Chester was executed by lethal injection at the Walls Unit in Huntsville Wednesday night. Chester had confessed to murdering five people during a six month period in the Southeast Texas Port Arthur area,…

  • Cop Killer Executed at Walls Unit

    Thirty-seven-year-old Jefferey Demond Williams, convicted of killing a Houston police officer in 1999, was executed at the Walls Unit Wednesday. Williams shot and killed 39-year-old police officer Troy Blando while he was trying to handcuff…

  • Robert Wayne Harris Executed

    Forty-year-old Robert Wayne Harris–who confessed to murdering five people in an Irving, Texas car wash in March of 2000–was executed by lethal injection Thursday night at the Walls Unit in Huntsville. A few hours before…