Texas Execution Information Center

News

8/11/2016: The Court of Criminal Appeals granted a stay of exeuction to Robert Pruett based on his claim that a recent DNA test casts doubt upon his guilt.

8/19/2016: The Court of Criminal Appeals sent Jeffrey Wood's case to the district court and granted him a stay of execution.

8/26/2016: The Court of Criminal Appeals issued a stay of execution to Rolando Ruiz based on his claim of ineffective assistance of counsel.

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Recent and Upcoming Executions


PrisonerConvicted ofScheduled DateStatus
Ramiro GonzalesKidnapping, rape, and murder of an 18-year-old woman.8/10/2016Rescheduled
Robert PruettMurder of a corrections officer while in prison.8/23/2016Stayed
Jeffrey WoodMurder and robbery of a service station employee8/24/2016Stayed
Rolando RuizMurder for hire of a woman for insurance money.8/31/2016Stayed
Robert JenningsMurder of a police officer during a store robbery.9/14/2016Scheduled

For more information on scheduled and possible executions, look at our Watch List.

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