UPDATE (Jan 24) — New post added for this week’s execution of Rodriog Hernandez.
It’s a new year, which means a new Execution Schedule for the nation’s busiest execution chamber. So far there are 6 executions scheduled for 2012. The first is on January 26, when Rodrigo Hernandez will be executed for the 1994 kidnap, rape, and murder of 38-year old Susan Verstegen.
Three more executions are currently scheduled for February, with two more in March. Here’s the current schedule:
- 1/24/2012 -- EXECUTION WATCH: Rodrigo Hernandez (Texas) (133)
- 7/1/2011 -- Humberto Leal: Mexican-born Murderer Set to Die for Raping and Murdering a San Antonio Teen (166)
- 9/25/2007 -- Two Texas Inmates Escape and Kill Guard (7)
- 11/29/2011 -- Oregon Governor’s Five Excuses Why He Won’t Allow Capital Punishment (17)
- 6/14/2011 -- John Uzell Balentine: It’s Hot in Texas, But Not Too Hot to Execute a Murderer (151)