execution U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit William Josef Berkley

Execution Scheduled for Thursday, April 22

William Josef Berkley is scheduled to be executed Thursday, April 22 after 6:00PM in Huntsville, Texas. Berkley was sentenced to death in 2000 for the murder of Sophia Martinez in El Paso. A last minute appeal for a postponement of execution was denied by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.

The following is an article from the El Paso Times, including content from an interview with Berkley earlier this week, available here.