Articles Tagged “Huntsville Unit”

  • Barney Fuller, Jr. Executed

    Fifty-eight year old Barney Fuller, Jr. was executed last night at the Huntsville Unit for the murder of a married couple in Lovelady in 2003. He no longer wanted his appeal requests to be pursued…

  • James Garrett Freeman Executed

    Former Wharton County resident James Garrett Freeman was executed last night at the Huntsville Unit for the shooting death of Texas Game Warden Justin Hurst nine years ago. Approximately 100 game wardens and other law…

  • Richard Allen Masterson Executed

    Forty-two-year-old Richard Allen Masterson was executed by a lethal dose of pentobarbital last night at the Huntsville Unit. He had received the death sentence for the 2001 murder of 35-year-old professional female impersonator Darrin Honeycutt.…

  • Raphael Holiday Executed

    Former Madison County resident, 36-year-old Raphael Holiday, was executed in Huntsville yesterday. He had been convicted of setting a fire that ended the life of his 18-month-old daughter and two of her half-sisters around 15…

  • Licho Escamilla Executed

    Thirty-three-year-old Licho Escamilla was executed last night at the Huntsville Unit for the November 2001 death of former Dallas Police officer Christopher Kevin James. The slain officer had received many commendations during his almost seven…

  • Bus Pick Up Change For TDCJ Releasees Discussed At Tuesday’s Council Session

    A new kind of bus pick up for TDCJ releasees from near the Huntsville Unit was discussed by councilmembers Tuesday night. It was a “First Reading” of the agenda item–meaning no decision was to be…

  • Lester Bower Jr. Executed Wednesday

    Wednesday, 67-year-old Lester Bower Jr. was executed at the Huntsville Unit for killing four men in 1983 at an airplane hangar near Sherman, Texas Authorities say he shot the four men after stealing a plane…

  • 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.…