UPDATE II — Now he’s dead. After a 5-hour delay, Mosely was executed for killing four people.
UPDATE: Despite the fact that Mosely confessed (twice) to the murders, his execution was delayed tonight by the Supreme Court.
Wearing ski masks and brandishing handguns, DaRoyce Lamont Mosley and his uncle, Ray Don Mosley, entered Katie’s Lounge in Kilgore, Texas, at 11:45 p.m. on July 21, 1994 and robbed waitress Sandra Cash, who was closing up for the evening.
Ray Don approached Cash and demanded money. Even though she complied, Ray Don he shot her twice anyway.
DaRoyce Mosley then shot the four customers who were at the lounge execution style in the back of the head: Patricia Colter, Duane Colter, Alvin Waller, and Luva Congleton. All four customers died while Cash’s injuries left her permanently paralyzed from the chest down. Despite her shock-induced state, Cash still managed to call 9-1-1.
According to the Texas Attorney General:
When informed he was under arrest, [Mosley] cried out, “Oh what have I done. I’ve ruined my life. I’m going to spend the rest of my life in jail.” Mosley confessed that he shot the four people at Katie’s Lounge and that Ray Don shot Cash, the lone victim to survive the robbery.
Something is horribly wrong with your justice system when it takes more than 13 years to carry out the execution of a man who confessed to 4 capital murders.
On Tuesday, August 28 justice will finally be served when Daroyce Mosley is executed by the State of Texas.
Mosley is the first of three back-to-back-to-back executions this week in Texas:
- On Wednesday the 29th, John Amador will be executed for the January 1994 robbery and murder of 32-year old Reza Ayari, a San Antonio taxi driver UPDATE: Amador is dead too.
- On Thursday the 30th, Kenneth Foster will be executed for the August 1996 robbery and *murder of 25-year old Michael T. Lahood Jr. of San Antonio.
*Kenneth Foster didn’t pull the trigger in this case. His fellow gang-banger Mauriceo Brown (executed on July 19, 2006) did. But Foster is going to pay with his life for being an accessory to the crime.