The last words before execution
Texas is a leader in the US in the number of executions - over thirty-two years there is an injection made 518 prisoners. In this issue you will find them the last word.
Miguel Angel Paredes
crime Date: September 17, 2000
Penalty Date: October 28, 2014
Age: 32 year
Accusation along with two accomplices shot and killed three people and burned their bodies.
"I want to tell the family killed: you know, I hope you do not feel more hatred because of what I did. I came into the world of the lion, and leave peacefully, like a lamb. In my soul peace. Hopefully, our society knows who else it makes it hurt. I want to tell those whom I love: I hope my sacrifices were able to forgive me in your heart. I myself have forgiven all and love all. Pray for my soul, I forgive myself. I love you and I'll meet you there. Brother, take care of my family. Take care of my beloved girl, a mother, son and all those I love. Wayne's brother and brother Joe, thank you! Jorge, do not think that Luis entirely hopeless, I will follow you. Thank you for everything! Lord, Heavenly Father, I entrust you with my soul, do not leave the care and the care of those whom I leave. The warden, I'm ready. O Lord, take my soul. I'm sorry, I love you all, I will always be with you. I love you, I love you! Lord, my Savior, love you, love you, love you! "
Jerry Lee Hogue
crime Date: January 12, 1979
Penalty Date: March 11, 1998
Age: 47 years
Accusation raped 27-year-old woman, and then tied her eight sons and neighbors, set fire to the house.
"Mindy, I'm with you, sweetie. Mindy, I do not know why you're doing it, but I'll still forgive. You know that he is a murderer. Why did not you on my side? He did it again, Mindy, you're lucky that you're still alive. Say hello to my family. I love them. Mindy, you can stop it. Okay, I'm ready. "
Lee Andrew Taylor
offense date: April 1, 1999
Penalty Date: June 16, 2011
Age: 32 year
Accusation took place in the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas Taylor killed a black man, causing him a lot of punches homemade dagger.
"Yes, sir. Jennifer, I love you. Rick, take care of yourself. You all hear when I killed your family - it was self-defense. Prison - rotten place. There were eight, I'm alone. I'm sorry that I killed him, but if it were holy-roller, he would not have fallen in jail. I hope you understand. Baby, I love you. I hope people will realize how terribly unjust our justice. The cells 300 people sitting on death row, but none of them are monsters. Texas creates injustice and cruelty. You can not kill a man just because he killed someone. After all, the world is changing, is not it? Life gives us experience, and people change. Mom, I love you and all my friends, we've known for a thousand years, and they have always stood up for me a mountain. I'm ready for teleportation. I hope that you will look like a person dies, you do not take pleasure. "
Jeffrey Demond Williams
offense date: May 19, 1999
execution date: May 15, 2013
Age: 37 years
Accusation after the theft of the vehicle shot the police officer.
"The cops, you clowns. Want to innocent children were not killed? So that no one of your children do not shoot? And if I kill someone fucking slap someone, you immediately want to kill me. But God knows who that should be. We understand you? I love everyone who loves me. And I do not like anyone who does not love me. "
crime Date: July 27, 1997
Penalty Date: July 28, 2005
Age: 29 years
Accusation raped 24-year-old girl, then strangled her and cut her throat.
"Only the sky and green grass will remain forever. Today is a good day to die. "
crime Date: September 2, 2002
Penalty Date: April 26, 2012
Age: 29 years
The accusation: a robbery shop shot a man who tried to rape two women and fled the scene.
"First, my mother, do not cry. Needless to cry, we all die. Everyone has their own life, do not suffer for me. I'm strong. I want to tell the family: the elderly, children, dad'm sorry. I love you all, I will miss. I want to tell my wife that I love her. Last two years have been the best in my life. Children, mother, plemyashki - I'm very proud of you. I love you all, all very much, however, very much. I want to say to the victims. I'm sorry that all this happened. I am not a villain, how do you think I am. I was just an idiot. I made a lot of mistakes. All that happened was a mistake. I was a child in the adult world. I nalazhal, and now there's nothing I can not fix. I was too young to understand it. Please do not keep the pain in my heart. You must find a way to get rid of the hate. Believe me when I am killed, it will not bring you relief. I hope you find healing. Do not let hatred devour you, think of how to survive it all. Linda, I thank you. I am in despair, that everything is turned. Miss Sherry, thank you. And I want to say to the victims. I'm sorry about everything that happened to you. Nothing in it is not good. We'll meet again. I love you all, keep your head up! I came into the world strong and leave it strong. The warden, proceed. I condole with the family of the deceased. Any murder - it is bad, wrong to kill. We had to be different. "
Jamie Bruce Makkoski
crime Date: November 13, 1991
Penalty Date: November 12, 2013
Age: 49 years
Accusation kidnapped 20-year-old young man and his 19-year-old bride, and took them to an abandoned house, where a man stabbed with a knife and raped a woman. "It's time now - the best in my life. If I had to do it again, I would do everything the same way. Angel touched me with his wing. If I had to do it again, I would do so, parents Dwyer did not suffer - because I know that they are suffering. I know it will not relieve the pain, because I myself have a child. Lord, I'll tell you right now the terrible words. I thank everyone who helped me to escape. Thank you, and remember that I love you. Angel and your family, and all those who helped me to escape. If it kills your pain, so be it. I love you. I'm ready".
Jeffrey Carlton Doty
offense date: August 2, 1993
Penalty Date: August 16, 2001
Age: 39 years
The accusation: beat to death with a metal bar 80-year-old man and his wife, the owners of the jewelry store, after they refused to lend him $ 30 for drugs.
"Nearly nine years, I think about the death penalty, that's right or not, and can not find an answer. But I do not think that without me the world will be a better or safer. If you want to punish me, it had to be done the next day after the incident, but not now. Now you do not hurt me. I've had time to prepare to say goodbye to his family and to finish my life as it should be. It all started with a needle - and the needle ends. Carl, man, you've been a great friend. I'll keep an eye on you. When you come back, tell my daughter that I love her. Tell her that I have come here as a man and as a man leave. Everything was cool, man. Thank you, Shorty. I'll be with you every time you're taking a shower. If you and leave in tears, this is not worthy of me. If you do not see peace in my eyes, it means that you do not see me. I first met you, when gather on the other side. It's all. I'm ready, boss. "
James Lee Clark
offense date: June 7, 1993
Penalty Date: April 11, 2007
Age: 38 years
The accusation: raped and murdered 17-year-old girl.
"Uh-uh, I do not know, I do not know what to say, I do not know ... I did not know that there was someone there. Hello".
crime Date: August 30, 1986
Penalty Date: August 9, 2000
Age: 36 years
Accusation during a robbery at home beat to death of its owner, 79-year-old man who later confessed to another murder.
"I've already said everything I wanted, my loved ones. You know that I love you all, and you know where we are now. See you when you get there. And here is my last word. All white racists in America who hate blacks, and all the black in America who themselves hate, here to you the words of my brother, the legendary Matt Turner: "Kiss my black ass." Go".
crime Date: August 20, 1997
Penalty Date: March 20, 2007
Age: 42 year
Accusation during a robbery shop shot a 25-year-old employee and fled the scene, taking 4000 dollars.
"In general, I love you all. And you, warden. You are a good friend and a good detective. Doug, thank you, that I got from Michigan. Chris, David, I love you. Debra James, I do not pay, and that you do not revite. Do not worry about me. I'll be with the Lord, God and mother. And I will ask the folder, why he did not give you the wedding. Randy Greer, brother, I'm watching you, so do not go to the trouble. Do you know why so long? They could not find a vein. You know, I always hated needles and always hung out in the doctor's office. Tell the guys on death row, that I did not need a diaper. I can not think of anything else. All be strong. Now you can finally forget about all this. Do not bury me in the prison cemetery. Buried next to my mother. Not left of his father, and the right of the mother. Kim Skeyfer, you evil woman! You broke the law. A judge and referee helped you. You did not have the facts. You know, that one could not see at all on film! You jumped out of his pants to dig up something against me. And now the state would kill me to cover this case. But I'm not crazy, and I do not suffer. I am sorry that you are hanging around and should go through all of this. And I'm going to where the better. My time is up. Now let me get ready for the flight. Doug, do not forget to Mars. "
Patrick Bryan Knight
crime Date: August 27, 1991
Penalty Date: June 26, 2007
Age: 39 years
Accusation with an accomplice entered the house of his neighbors, a few hours held them hostage, and then took him to a remote place and shot.
"Yes, well. Thank God that gave me the friends and the people I love. Lord, look down and help innocent on death row. Did Taylor, Bobby Hines, Steve Woods. We are not all innocent, but they are - yes. And help Cleve Foster. Melissa, my girl, I love you. Actually, I do not want to talk, but I have to. Jack, Irene, Danny, Doreen, I love you guys. I promised to tell everyone anecdote. Death freed me - this is the most ridiculous, and I deserved it. And here's another gag: I - not Patrick Bryan Knight, and you still can not stop the execution. Go ahead, I'm finished. Come, Lord, tell me. Melissa, I love you, take care of it for me shallow monster. "
Karl Eugene Chamberlain
offense date: August 2, 1991
Penalty Date: June 11, 2008
Age: 37 years
Accusation raped and then shot a neighbor in the home.
"I want you to know all of you. I want with all my heart, soul, mind and strength. Thank you for coming here to honor the memory Faliss Presktl that I did not even know. To celebrate my death. My death began August 2, 1991, and continued when I began to see the beautiful and innocent life that is selected. I'm very, very sorry. I would gladly die not once but many times, so you know how badly I regret it. I have already said in an interview to hurt me, choking me if you want, I felt so awful before this crime. Excuse me! I have always loved life. Thank you for having become a part of it. I love you. May the Lord be with all of us. The Lord be merciful to us. I'm ready. Please do not hate anyone, because ... "
Freddie Lee Webb
crime Date: December 8, 1985
Penalty Date: March 31, 1994
Age: 33 year
Accusation, together with an accomplice kidnapped 26-year-old man and his wife worked in a restaurant, robbed a cashier and later killed the victim five shots to the head.
"Peace to you".
Douglas Alan Roberts
offense date: May 18, 1996
Penalty Date: April 20, 2005
Age: 42 year
Accusation kidnapped and robbed a 40-year-old man who later killed him and moved the body of the vehicle.
"Yes, sir. Yes, boss. Okay so, and so I hung around too long this shop with sweets. Before I am gone, I want to tell you this. When I die, bury me deep, put in a couple of feet of the speaker, slide my head headphones and the cut rock 'n' roll. Someday I'll see you in heaven. That's it, boss. "