Tuesday, March 10, 2009

James Edward Martinez Executed

PhotobucketHUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Texas has executed a Fort Worth man convicted of opening fire with an assault rifle to gun down a woman and a friend after stalking her to collect a debt.

Thirty-4-year-old James Edward Martinez was pronounced dead at 6:17 p.m. Tuesday.

He was condemned for the 2000 fatal shootings of Sandra Walton, 29, whom he dated briefly, and Michael Humphreys, 19, a friend of the woman, outside her Fort Worth apartment complex.

Martinez was the 11th Texas inmate executed this year and the first of 2 set to die on consecutive nights this week.  SOURCE


  1. I gotta hand it to Texas; they sure know how to cut down on prisoners.

  2. Anonymous13:33

    Yeah Texas!

  3. Whoa! No way!
    A twofer, a back to back doubleheader!

    That injection room needle at Huntsville is busier than a knit n' purl freak on crystal meth.


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