Texas to execute man convicted of killing girl, 11
Thu Dec 3, 2009 15:55

Texas to execute man convicted of killing girl, 11
By MICHAEL GRACZYK / Associated Press

A condemned 44-year-old inmate is hoping the U.S. Supreme Court keeps
him from the Texas death chamber for the fatal slashing of an 11-year-
old girl.

Bobby Wayne Woods is set for lethal injection Thursday evening in
Huntsville for the April 1997 abduction, rape and slaying of Sarah
Patterson, his ex-girlfriend' s daughter. The girl and her 9-year-old
brother were snatched from their home in Granbury, near Fort Worth.
Her brother was beaten and left for dead but survived to testify
against Woods.

Woods' lawyers argue that he should be spared because of a Supreme
Court ban on executing mentally impaired people. They also contend
earlier unsuccessful appeals in Woods' case were the result of shoddy
work by an attorney now barred from taking on appeals for Texas death
row inmates.

  • Bobby Woods v Livingston Motion for stay of execution & motion to proceed in forma pauperis denied
    • Texas to execute man convicted of killing girl, 11 — Petra, Thu Dec 3 15:55
    • Video From Death Row: Possibly Retarded Prisoner Faces Execution Renee Feltz Multimedia investigative reporter based in New York City Posted: December 1, 2009... more
      • December 4, 2009 Inmate With Low I.Q. Nears Execution in Texas By JAMES C. McKINLEY Jr. HOUSTON — A 44-year-man whose lawyers claim he is mentally retarded is scheduled to be executed Thursday... more
      • That is one of the saddest videos Ive seen does Bobby even know whats going on?Its very clear that her retarded this shouldn't be allowed to happen.Bobby reminds me of a boy when i was growing up he... more
      • Bobbie Woods and Proper Justiceqwkinuf, Thu Dec 3 00:06
        On April 30, 1997, Bobby Wayne Woods entered the home of his ex-girlfriend Schwana Patterson through an open window. Woods then raped her 11-year daughter, Sarah, then abducted her and her 9-year-old ... more
        • qwkinufxkittenx, Fri Dec 4 16:28
          It has also been stated that the books Bobby took out the library he could only read 3 letter words and did not understand the bigger words it was also stated that many of the books taken out were... more
        • Re: Bobbie Woods and Proper JusticeYvette Holden, Fri Dec 4 01:04
          All murders are appalling even state murder, two wrongs don't make it right. When society can remove and separate these people they should not be killing them. We have been protected against him all... more
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