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Execution Report: Lamont Reese

Lamont Reese
Lamont Reese
Executed on 20 June 2006

Lamont Reese, 28, was executed by lethal injection on 20 June 2006 in Huntsville, Texas for the murder of three men.

On 1 March 1999, Reese, then 21, went to a convenience store in Fort Worth with his girlfriend, Kareema Kimbrough, and several of his friends. Several young men, who were reportedly gang members, were standing outside the store, drinking and shooting dice. Kimbrough went outside and exchanged words with the men, and then they got into an argument with Reese and his friends, because they were flirting with Kimbrough. Reese's group left and gathered up some firearms, then Kimbrough drove them back to the store, bringing her 2-year-old son with her. Reese shot and killed Anthony Roney, 26, Alonzo Stewart, 25, and Riki Jackson, 17. Two other unidentified people, ages 24 and 13, were also injured.

A jury convicted Reese of capital murder in November 2000 and sentenced him to death. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals affirmed the conviction and sentence in November 2002. All of his subsequent appeals in state and federal court were denied.

Kareema S.S. Kimbrough was convicted of capital murder and sentenced to life in prison. She remains in custody as of this writing. Jason Leadley, Brian Johnson, and Steven Kindred pleaded guilty to murder and received sentences ranging from 35 to 50 years in prison. At this writing, no information was available on their status.

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