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Texas Governor Rick Perry
Texecutions so far !
108 Texecutions Under Perry Since December 2000: 17 in 2001, 33
2002, 24 in 2003, 23 in 2004 and 11 as of August 10, 2005.
Texecution: (noun) 1.) An execution in
the State of Texas;
An execution with little or no hope of reprieve.
See also: Texecuted (verb) and Texecutioner (noun)
you very much, and when I die,
will always watch over you and your mother,
promise you this. I love you forever - Daddy "
Richard Cartwright - Texecuted May 19, 2005
" I love you very much,
and when I die, I will always watch over you and your
mother, I promise you this. I love you forever -
Daddy". - From "Daddy on Death Row" about the relationship
between Richard and his daughter Ricki. Visit his
webpage for more information on Richard, including the article
"Daddy on Death Row" his
pen pal request, photos, and reports of abuse taking place at the
Lonnie Wayne Pursley -
Texecuted May 3, 2005
Lonnie was born in 1961 in
Texas, where he is now on
Death Row. In Lonnie's words, "On April 20, 1997 after hearing
that was a Capital Murder warrant for my arrest, I turned myself
in to clear my name.... Meanwhile, The Polk County Sherriff's
Department, along with the District Attorney's office, FABRICATED this
case against me. The record will show that most of the witnesses'
testimony against me was perjured. It will also show that most of the
evidence used against me was fabricated, botched, tainted, and yes,
even planted ! Evidence! There was also evidence which was
that may have exonerated me from the crime." Visit his page
for more information, and Lonnie's penpal request.
- Texecuted February 17, 2005
Visit Dennis webpage for photos and more information.
Robert Morrow -
Texecutd November 4, 2004
" I've only been on the row now for 2 1/2 years…I'm from New Orleans,
my people are Cajun French. My grandfather and grandmother both
spoke French good, I do understand some but not all. My
fathers last name was Moreaux but he had it changed when he lived in
California to Morrow because he said everyone kept getting it confused
and spelling it wrong…My name is Robert Brice Morrow, I'm 41, my birth
date is 6-3-57 I've got brown hair blue eyes 6 ft, 210 lbs, I try
to stay in shape by doing exercises in my cell each day. I'm an
outdoor person I love hunting, fishing, horseback riding, and all kinds
of sports. I like jazz, rock or country it depends on the mood and the
situation I'm in at the time, I would like to write with someone who
will enjoy building a friendship and the sharing of emotions and
feelings someone like myself who is very open-minded and will be honest
with their responses, I will always be respectable and sincere..."
Visit his webpage for more information.
Dominique Green - Texecuted
October 26, 2004
Jerome Green is 25 years old, and had been on Texas death row for 7
years. His page includes his essay on the fate awaiting
death row prisoners - "The only thing that will matter is, what
is done to them, and sadly, that certainty will be each and every one
of them ultimately being slaughtered.
As a room full of people, bloodthirsty people, that know nothing about
them watch as each man, woman, and child brought before them is put to
death and killed."
Ricky Morrow -
Texecuted October 20, 2004
"I am a Texas death row prisoner who has been on death row for 21 years
- my appeals are running out and the chances of me being executed
within the next year to eighteen months are great. I've lost
touch with most everyone over the years. Life here is pretty
lonely, and I would appreciate it so much if you could help me meet
some people who are interested in corresponding with a person in my
situation. Thanks for your time and consideration." Visit
his webpage for
Edward Green III - Texecuted October 5,2004
Green III was a Texas Death Row prisoner. His page includes case
information, photos, poetry, Edward's pen pal request, and a link to
another page with info on Edward Green and his case.
Sarandon's Pen Pal Executed !
James Allridge - Texecuted
August 26, 2004 Cards and Notelets, Fund For Life
James Allridge III
was born in 1962 in Colorado. James was convicted along
with his brother Ronald , for the robbery/slaying of a
Store clerk. Ronald was executed on June 8,1995. James has become
a self taught artist and writer. He has been recognized for his
works at the Annual
Prison Art Show & Exhibit in Texas, and his art has
been displayed in Washington, D.C. James has his own line of
handmade Christmas and all occasion greeting cards, which have been
purchased by such notables as Gloria Steinem, Susan Sarandon and
Sting. Susan Sarandon went on to becme
his pen pal and sister Helen Prejean his spiritual advisor.
Jasen Busby - Texecuted August 25, 2004
" Death Row is
boring. Unless you are into watching TV all day like a mindless
idiot, that is, and don't care about what is happening to you and the
world around you. My name is Jason Busby and they call me the
Buzz for obvious reasons. I've been sitting around here for about
three years now, and am having trouble keeping myself occupied...."
Visit his webpage for more information.
Marcus Cotton - Texecuted
March 3, 2004
" I am a man
incarcerated on the infamous Texas death row; am an indigent prisoner
who has no one able to procure the funds to assist my growth,
mental-stability. Of course, there are myriad of things needed on death
row which lends to one fight for life as well as emancipation, and his
sanity. Even so, I am a man of conscience and consciousness. This,
which disallows me
to simply accept sympathy on-rewarded. I have often times attempted to
reach out to a person who could possibly aid me. To no avail. " Visit
Marcus' CCADP homepage for his pen pal request, links to a petition on
his behalf, his German webpage, and lots more information.
Bobby Ray Hopkins, A Plea
From Death Row - Texecuted February 12, 2004
Bobby Ray Hopkins was a
Texas death row prisoner. Read the
case for his innocence in his own words. His Habeas was denied
at the end of 1998. His page also includes case information,
an essay called "Day In Day Out" about life on Texas' death row,
other essays and writings by Bobby, his penpal request and more.
Edward LaGrone - Texecuted
February 11, 2004
Edward LaGrone was a death
row prisoner in Texas who was seeking to raise support to get a new
trial. He was also a
self taught artist. His page includes an example of some
of his artwork, case information provided by Edward, and his penpal
Kevin Zimmerman - Texecuted
January 21, 2004
Kevin Zimmerman had been
on Texas death row for 13 years. He was asking for twelve people
willing to make a one time donation of US 10.00 to him to assist with
some immediate needs. Check out his page for more details on
his case, pen pal request, and more.
Cedric Ransom -
Texecuted July 23, 2003
Visit Cedric's webpage for more information and links to his official
Black - Texecuted July 9, 2003
"My days are long and sad. The only thing that kept me
living until yet was writing. I do not want romance or money, the only
thing that I want is a friend. A friend to dream with, to talk to,
to have fun with etc. I am interested in literature, sports, jazz
music, family, animals (cats), day dreaming and a lot more. I would
like everybody who writes to me and I am thankful if YOU write to
me. I will answer all your letters. " Visit his webpage for more
- Texecuted June 11, 2003
" I knew it was not
me in the video, my picture was taken, fingerprints were taken, all to
try to connect me with the crime. I had finally seen the video after I
was booked in the county jail and later saw it on television. After I
seen it, I said to myself, now how could these people say this is
me? The assailant in the video had come in the store touching the
counter and committed the crime and left. There were fingerprints taken
from the scene. After they checked to see if my prints matched, they
did not match! My picture was taken by the police, the FBI made a check
to see if the picture matched to the assailant, their was no match
Visit his webpage for more information on his case, and wrongful
Johnny Chavez -
Texecuted April 22, 2003
His webpage contained information on how to contact Johnny
directly to show support.
Richard Earl Head Williams II - Texecuted February 25, 2003
" I'm a Black
African American, 29 years of age. Date of birth 07/19/69,
6 ft 3 1/2 inches, 230 lbs, from Houston, Texas. A high
school graduate of '85 from Benjamin Franklin
High in New York. I'm looking for anyone that's willing to
write a prisoner that's interested in a person on death row. " Visit his webpage for information on how to contact him
Dunn Jr. - Death Row, Texecuted February 6, 2003
" The courts are also
saying that it is O.K. for officials to arrest me
without no arrest warrant or probable cause. They turned down my
appeal saying that it is O.K. that false testimony used in my trial to
convict me and accuse me
of other crimes in order for my jury to give me a death sentence is
now, I have never been imprisoned before or in trouble with the law.
My record was clean, I had no criminal record, so prosecutors
used false testimony in my punishment phase to mislead my jury into
giving me a death
sentence." Vist Henry's page for more info on his case, his
request for assistance, supporters links and news about his execution.
Granville Riddle -
Texecuted January 30, 2003
Granville Riddle had been
on death row in Texas since he was 19 years old. What is notable about
Granville's case is that the state's expert witness at his trial was Dr
Ralph Erdmann, the "famous" pathologist convicted in 1992 of
faking autopsies and knowingly giving false testimony in
many homicide cases. Because of this he is in prison himself. Visit his
webpage for more information on his case.
Lookingbill - Texecuted January 22, 2003
Robert Lookingbill was 31
years old when his supporters first contacted the CCADP and had been on
death row for about seven years. He is a prisoner at the notorious
Polunsky Unit in Texas. His supporters have written a short essay
on the case that can be read on his page.
John Baltazar - Texecuted
January 15, 2003
Baltazar was on death row in Texas since March 1998. Page
includes detailed legal information - Findings of Fact and Conclusions
of Law On Petition of Writ of
Habeas Corpus - for this case, as well as John's penpal request.
Ogan - Texecuted November 19, 2002
has been on Death Row in the State Of Texas for 9 years. His page includes his writings,
on the crime, information on his case and links to news articles on
The International Bannister Foundation also had a campaign going on
The D.A. Stops
New DNA Tests !
Jesse Patrick Sr -
Texecuted September 17, 2002
Could a simple DNA test
prove his innocence ? " I am in desperate need of someone to
help me raise the money for another investigation into this
matter. I will gladly have a copy of the Transcripts made and
sent to anyone willing to help me on this matter. As the
Transcripts clearly state that the DNA evidence DOES NOT MATCH MINE
!... " Visit Jesse's page for more information on his case,
his pen pal request and
photo's, news about his upcoming execution and how Texas is refusing to
allow Jesse and his supporters to test the DNA in the case - even
though Jesse and his support team has offered to pay for the DNA!
The DNA testing was never done leaving lingering questions about his
Tony Lee Walker - Texecuted
September 10, 2002
would like to say goodbye
to a good friend of mine in Switzerland - Diego. I appreciate all
the help and support he gave me through the years. A friend of
in England. Wildflower: I love you and will never forget
you..." Visit his webpage for more information.
The 3rd Juvenile executed this year
in Texas !
Toronto Patterson -
Juvenile Texecuted - August 28, 2002
Toronto Patterson is
another juvenile , only 17 at the time of the crime, who was condemned
to death in
Texas. When Toronto
originally wrote the CCADP, he was working on a book, which he hoped
enable him to
raise funds for his defense. Visit his page which includes case
information, an alert from
the ECADP - European
Coalition Against the Death Penalty, his poetry, his artwork, the
original plea for
friendship and support he
sent us and many more links. America again ignores international law and
principles, by executing the 3rd juvenile offender in Texas this year.
Governor Perry Ignores Invitation To Attend Execution !
Gary Etheridge - Texecuted
August 20, 2002
Governor Perry was invited
by Claudia (Gary's Wife) to attend the execution: "...It’s now
time for you to
have the courage of your
convictions and stand up to your own words. I think it would be
you to finally witness an
execution since you already signed so many death warrants," the letter
Needless to say Perry
didn't have the courage to respond to her letter. Gary was born in 1964
been on death
row since he was 26 years old. He is the father of two
girls. His page includes links to
lots of information about
his case, news, an interview, Gary's original pen pal request to the
and links to his official
webpage ( in German, French, Italian and English. )
you allow Texas to carry out the execution I will invite you to attend
invitation was extended by his wife Claudia, along with CCADP,
on behalf of Gary.
with me because in this case I need your support and guidance. I
need a shoulder
lean on and someone who explain to me that it was the right thing to
kill my husband. "
- Gary's wife Claudia, in a letter to Governor Rick Perry - May 17,
Protests from: Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Chile,
El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama,
Spain, Uruguay and Venezuela, Perry ignores the
outcry and does
serious damage America's reputation abroad...
Mexican President Vicente Fox Cancels American Visit !
Javier Medina - Mexican
Citizen On Texecuted August 14, 2002
of Mexico canceled his trip to Bush's ranch, in an international
protest with 14 other
Latin speaking nations
throughout Europe, Central and South America. Again Texas authorities
provide Javier his
consular rights under the Vienna Convention, as has happened with 55
foreign nationals on death
row across the U.S. This Texecution has become an international
system has taken my freedom they cannot take my spirit and my will
to fight on for the
life they are
trying to take. Peace and love and may God bless you all." Visit
his webpage for more
information on his case,
news about his execution and the diplomatic implications, links,
pal request and
information on his Funeral Fund.
Another Juvenile Offender
Executed in Texas !
T.J. Jones - Texecuted August 8,
" My interests are
reading, listening to slow music, and looking for people who have
knowledge in new age books like metaphysics, magick and the
like." Visit T.J.'s webpage for his pen pal request and
about his execution.
Jeffery Lynn Williams -
Texecuted June 26, 2002
"God has been
my strength all along with the love through others" His page includes
photos, his poems, artwork and Christian writings, his pen pal request
as well as links to news and Brenda's page for Jeffery.
" I'm innocent. I had
absolutely nothing to do with my family's murder..."
Robert (Bob) Coulson -
Texecuted June 25, 2002
I'm innocent. I had absolutely nothing to do with my family's murder,"
Robert Coulson went to his death proclaiming his innocence. "You know
you planted that evidence. You know and I know." he said when
spotted a former Houston police officer in attendance. His page
includes a link to his official homepage as well as detailed case
information, photos, news about his execution and more.
The Victims Father Requests Clemency -
Daniel Reneau - Texecuted
June 13, 2002
"I’m not close to being
perfect but when you compare my case and background to other people who
are inmates in general population, it doesn’t make a lot of sense.
There’s many inmates in general population in Texas alone that have
committed murder, multiple murder, gotten released, killed
and still aren’t on Death
Row. People that have been in trouble all their lives." Visit his
webpage for information on his case, a letter he wrote, his opinions on
the death penalty and news on his execution.
U.S. Supreme Court Judges Knew The Victim !
Napoleon Beazley -
1st Offense - Texecuted May 28, 2002
" I'm sorry that I am
here. I'm sorry that you're all here. I'm sorry that John Luttig died.
And I'm sorry that
it was something in me
that caused of this to happen to begin with. ...There are a lot of men
like me on
death row -- good men --
who fell to the same misguided emotions, but may not have recovered
have. Give those men
a chance to do what's right. Give them a chance to undo their wrongs."
statement. Napoleon was sentenced to death in Texas at the age of
seventeen (17), in
1994. He had no
prior criminal or violent history. His page includes extensive
information: his essay
"Caged Animals" about life
on death row, links to interviews and news articles on his case,
audio/video links, his
international supporters around the world, as well as a lengthy
interview with him.
Victims Mother Requests Clemency - Denied !
Johnny Martinez - Texecuted
May 22, 2002 - Victim's Mother's Pleas Ignored
by the victims mother to spare Johnny's life, the Texas board of
Pardons and Paroles and
Governor Perry went ahead
with the execution... Johnny refused to quietly walk to his
death and had to
be carried to
the death chamber. "Please Read - you can help bury a
life . . . with his dignity and
On Texas death row for the robbery and murder of a 711 clerk in
1994. He called the police and
turned himself in
immediately after the killing. His page includes a letter from
Johnny, legal and appeal
information, a plea for
assistance in his burial to avoid being buried on Texas prison
includes an example of art
by Johnny, and news articles about his case and execution..
Gerald Tigner - Death Row,
Texecuted March 7, 2002
was a 26 year old Texas death row prisoner who had been
on death row for 6 years.
lived at Texas' Polunsky Unit. His page includes the complete
photo, a letter from Gerald,
brief case info from Gerald and news about his execution.
Jermarr Arnold - Texecuted
January 16, 2002
Former prosecutor Bill
May...told Gov. Rick Perry on Tuesday that he didn't believe
Arnold committed the 1983 murder that landed him on death row.
Jermarr Arnold had been documented as schizophrenic in 1978 and again
in 1983. Visit his webpage for information on his case, photo's,
news articles and links to more information on his Texas PLAN Webpage.
Michael Moore - Texecuted
January 9, 2002
is a former US naval officer who served his country during Operation
Visit his page for more
information about his case and conviction, links to his official
as well as links to
Producer Michael Moore ( of Roger & Me, TV Nation, The Awful Truth,
tried to raise the
public's awareness about prisoner Michael Moore's case, and stop his
Vincent Edward Cooks - Texecuted
December 12, 2001
" Tell my family I
love y'all. Watch out for Momma. Don't want to talk too
much, I will cry. I'll just cry everywhere. I'm sorry,
Teach, for not being a better son and not doing better things. It
wasn't your fault. You raised me the way you should, at least I
there no more. I miss you, too. I see you there, you doing
alright? I sent you a letter. Neckbone, there's a sheet, I
your name on it. Keep on writing, now. Write to the,
hun. Charles, keep the right, now. You people over
there. You know what these people are doing. By them
executing me ain't doing nothing right. I don't weigh 180 pounds
and 5'7". Take care, love y'all. Did Roger come up here
yet? Tell Pat and them I love them. I'm gonna go ahead and
let them do what their gonna do. Help your sister,
see ya later Pat, love ya Becca. Do what you do, Warden."
Visit his webpage for more information.
Jason Massey - Texecuted April
On August 3, 1993, 20 year
old Jason Massey was arrested and charged with the killing of 2 young
teenagers in Texas.
"I want you to know I did do it. I'm sorry for what I've done..."
His last words are
included on his
page. Visit his page for more information about
his case and some photo's.
Dennis Dowthitt - Texecuted
March 7, 2001
'Dennis son Delton had
bragged of the murders to several friends prior to the arrest, and has
since his father's death
sentence. He has both the sisters' names tattooed, trophy-like, upon
From NCADP's Execution
Alert. Visit Dennis webpage to read his pen pal request, and for
information on the case.
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