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Updated on 14 May 2015.

Note: In an earlier version of this page, a stay issued to Richard Vasquez was mistakenly assigned to Manuel Garza. We apologize for the error.

4/28/2015: Robert Pruett's execution was stayed by the trial court for additional DNA testing.

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Recent and Upcoming Executions


PrisonerConvicted ofScheduled DateStatus
Richard VasquezMurder of his girlfriend's 4-year-old daughter.4/23/2015Stayed
Robert PruettMurder of a corrections officer while in prison.4/28/2015Stayed
Derrick CharlesMurder of his girlfriend, her mother, and her grandfather in their home.5/12/2015Executed
Lester BowerMurder of four people during a theft.6/3/2015Scheduled
Greogory RusseauMurder and robbery of a 75-year-old man.6/18/2015Scheduled

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

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