His latest date was set because the hearing could only go forward if an execution date was pending.Sentenced to death in the 2001 kidnapping-slaying of his drug supplier's girlfriend at a ranch in northern Medina County.Sentenced to death following his conviction in a 2002 double homicide committed during the armed robbery of a sandwich shop from which he had been fired.His appellate attorneys argued that the Dallas County judge who presided over Edwards' trial gave improper instructions during jury selection, violating his right to an impartial panel.Links One of four people convicted in the 2003 fatal mugging of a man. Swearingen sought testing on the victim's sexual assault collection kit; hairs recovered from her body, the gloves used to move her body and a hairbrush found on the ground near her body, among other evidence Swearingen's appellate attorneys believe contain biological evidence that has not been tested.Prosecutors presented evidence that the victim was lured to a San Antonio lovers' lane by Castillo's girlfriend. The Mexican national was convicted of murdering his cousin, a teenage girl from the border town of Mc Allen.
Carter's fall partner, Leketha Allen, was also convicted of the murder. A May 16, 2017, execution date was stayed by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, based on allegations that the prosecution used false testimony at trial.
He was arrested after evading police for four years.
Ramirez's trial attorneys said he should have been convicted of the lesser charge of murder because he killed Castro but didn't rob him.
He requested the death penalty following his conviction, but his appellate attorneys continued to ask that his sentence be commuted to life in prison due to previously undetected brain damage.
He has steadfastly claimed that others framed him in the 2002 killing of a corrections officer who was stabbed to death at a prison near Corpus Christi.
The panel said it wanted more time to review the assertion by Long's attorneys that he is too intellectually impaired to be eligible for execution.