Monday, May 21, 2018

Juan Edward Castillo #999502; May 16,2018



To everyone that has been there for me you know who you are. Love y’all. See y’all on the other side.

That’s it.


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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Erick Davila #999545; April 25, 2018




Yes, I would like to say nephew it burns huh. You know I might have lost the fight but I’m still a soldier. I still love you all. To my supporters and family y’all hold it down. Ten Toes down right. That’s all.



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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Rosendo Rodriguez III #999534; March 27, 2018



First I would like to say I have been here since September 2005.  I had the honor and privilege to know many prison guards and staff.  I want to thank all of them.  I would like for everyone to write the people on death row as they are all good men and I am very happy I got to know them.  All of their lives are worth knowing about.

Secondly on February 14th the medical examiner and the chief nurse were engaged in numerous false illegal acts.  They tried to cover up that thousands were wrongfully convicted by Matt Powell, district attorney.  This needs to be brought to justice.

I call upon the FBI to investigate Matt Powell and the Lubbock County Medical Examiner.  Lastly, I was born and raised Catholic and it was not lost upon me that this is Holy Week and last Sunday was Palm Sunday.  Yesterday was my birthday.  Today is the day I join my God and father.  The state may have my body but not my soul.

In order to save my brothers on death row I call upon Pope Francis and all the people of the world.

Lastly, I want everyone to boycott every single business  in the state of Texas until all the businesses are pressed to stop the death penalty.

With that Lord I commend my spirit.

Warden I am ready to join my father.



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Friday, February 2, 2018

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

William Rayford #999371; January 30, 2018



First I would like to praise my Lord Jesus Christ. I ask for forgiveness to the Thomas Family for my past choices I made. Carol did not deserve for what I’ve done. I’ve asked God to forgive me. Please find it in your hearts to forgive me. I’m sorry it has been bothering me for a long time. So I now pray and I will keep you all in my prayers. I hope you find it in your heart to forgive me. I’m sorry. To my supporters Daniel, brother Charlie, Steve and all who stood by me, thank you. By no means am I happy for what I’ve done.  I have asked the Lord to forgive me. Please tell everyone I’m certain I left off some names. Tell my kids I’m sorry for being a disappointment. Thank you. God bless. I’m ready warden.



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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Anthony Allen Shore #999488; January 18, 2018



I’d like to take a moment to say I’m sorry.  No amount of words could ever undo what I’ve done.  To the family of my victims, I wish I could undo that past.  It is what it is.  God bless all of you, I will die with a clear conscience.  I made my peace. There is no others.  I would like to wish a Happy Birthday to Barbara Carrol, today is her birthday.  I would like to especially thank those that have helped me, you know who you are.  God bless everybody until we meet again.  I’m ready warden.



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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Ruben Ramirez Cardenas #999275; November 8, 2017





[Written statement. Cardenas declined to speak at his execution.]


This is my statement:  My final words.  First, I want to thank my family for believing in me and being there with me till the end.  I love you all very much!  And I know that you love me too!  Life does go on.

Next, I would like to also thank my attorney’s Maurie Levin, Alicia Amezcua Rodriguez and Sandra Babcock for all their hard work they have done to help me out. I am so thankful.  I would also like to thank the Mexican Consul for all their help too, and every government official that was trying to help me out too.  

Thank you Maricela Luna and Julia Thimm for being such good friends!  

Now!  I will not and cannot apologize for someone else’s crime, but, I will be back for justice!  You can count on that!

Thank you.          
                                                                               

With Respect Ruben Cardenas





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