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New Death Sentence in Dallas County

A Dallas County jury has convicted and sentenced Matthew Johnson, 38, of Garland, to death for the burning death of Nancy Harris, 76, a convenience store clerk who was set on fire during a robbery in 2012. Read more about the case from the Dallas Morning News. This is the second death sentence in Dallas […]

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Williamson County Jury Imposes New Death Sentence

On July 16, 2013, the jury in the capital murder trial of Albert Love, Jr., sentenced him to death for the 2011 murders of Kennan Hubert, 20, and Tyler Sneed, 17, in Waco.  Love is the second of two men convicted in the shooting deaths.  A McLennan County jury sentenced Ricky Cummings to death for […]

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Jury Imposes First New Death Sentence in Hays County in 20 Years

Earlier today, the jury in the capital murder trial of Willie Roy Jenkins sentenced him to death for the 1975 murder of Sheryl Ann Norris in San Marcos.  It was the first new death sentence in Hays County in 20 years and occurred after nearly two weeks of testimony in the punishment phase of the trial, according […]

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New death sentence imposed in Hunt County

Late this afternoon, May 31, 2013, the jury in the capital murder trial of Micah Crofford Brown determined that he should be put to death for killing his ex-wife, Stella Michelle “Doc” Ray, in 2011.  This is the first death sentence out of Hunt County since 2007.  Read more about the case from the Herald Banner. […]

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Dallas County Jury Imposes New Death Sentence

A Dallas County jury has sentenced Naim Rasool Muhammad to death for drowning his two young sons, Elijah and Naim, in 2011.  The jury deliberated for less than 10 minutes before convicting Naim Muhammad of capital murder.  After hearing closing arguments in the penalty phase of the trial earlier today, the jury returned three hours later […]

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New Death Sentence in Dallas County

On August 29, 2012, a jury in Dallas County determined that Tyrone Cade should be put to death for the 2011 murders of his girlfriend, 37-year-old Mischell Fuller, and her daughter, 18-year-old Desaree Hoskins, during a jealous rage.  The jury rejected an insanity defense. This is the second new death sentence in Dallas County this year […]

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New Death Sentence Imposed in Dallas County

On May 21, 2012, a Dallas County jury determined that Roderick Harris should be sentenced to death for the murder of Alfredo Gallardo during a 2009 robbery.  According to the Dallas Morning News (“Killer of 2 Dallas brothers gets death penalty, May 21, 2012): Harris stormed into the family’s trailer in southeast Dallas in March 2009 and demanded […]

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New Death Sentence Imposed in North Texas

On March 23, 2012, jurors in Johnson County sentenced Mark Anthony Soliz to death for the murder of 61-year-old Nancy Weatherly during a crime spree in 2010 that stretched across Johnson and Tarrant Counties.  Soliz also faces capital murder charges in Tarrant County for the murder of deliveryman Ruben Martinez, who was shot on the […]