- In the US state of Texas on Tuesday executed a man convicted of murdering and robbing a Mexican immigrant in 1998. The man confessed that he dooschoot the Mexican, but denied the robbery. Eight dollars he would have made according to prosecutors loot . The theft was used during his sentencing as an aggravating factor.
Juan Garcia was eighteen when he robbed the victim. When the Mexican, who just in the United States had reached , refused to give money, Garcia shot the man according to prosecutors four times in the head and neck. & quot; It was never my intention to murder him & quot ;, Garcia said a few days before his execution. " I had no reason to ", he told a Texas krant.Garcia robbed the victim along with three others. Who have not been given the death penalty.
The foursome was according to prosecutors responsible for more crimes in Houston.Het was 529ste executions in Texas since 1976, when the death penalty was reintroduced in the United States. Texas is thus the US state where most executions are carried out .