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Texas Sex Offender Executed For Rape, Robbery, Murder Of Woman

Texas Sex Offender Executed

A Texas sex offender was executed for the rape, robbery, and murder of a San Antonio woman 11 years ago. Ramon Torres Hernandez was put to death on Wednesday evening for the crime.

Hernandez, 39, was convicted along with two other people in the murder of Rosa Maria Rosando, who was grabbed and thrown into a car driven by the convicted sex offender when she refused to give up her purse during a drive-by robbery, reports KWTX.

Rosando was bound and gagged and taken to a motel where she was raped and killed. Her body was later buried in a shallow grave in the woods.

The Texas sex offender was on parole during the time of his arrest and was also suspected in the killings of three teenagers and a 12-year-old girl. Before his execution, Hernandez asked the US Supreme Court to hear his case and also petitioned the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles for clemency. Both were denied.

Fox News notes that during the Texas sex offender’s execution, the warden asked if he wished to make a final statement. Hernandez told a family member, “sorry for putting you through all this,” and added, “Tell everybody I love them.” He also glanced at the relatives of his victim, saying, “I’m very sorry for all the pain.”

Hernandez was given a fatal dose of pentobarbital and was declared dead at 6:38 pm CST, 26 minutes later. He is the 14th inmate to be executed in Texas this year — the state that is most active with the death penalty.

The Texas sex offender’s execution is also the first to take place this week, as Preston Hughes III is scheduled for execution on Thursday for his part in the murder of two people in Houston in 1988.

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27 Responses to “Texas Sex Offender Executed For Rape, Robbery, Murder Of Woman”

  1. Anonymous

    its not good to sheer the county to do so! the man apologized for his crime and hopefully GOD can forgive him and hopefully the family can forgive him for his acts.

  2. Jacob Brewer

    good for him.. I think the family should of beaten him to death instead. He would of never made it trial if it were my kid. I'd tore into him well before he had a chance to put him down humanely.

  3. Anonymous

    The only issue with this should be the fact that it took 11 YEARS to end this scumbags life.

  4. Anonymous

    Don't mess with Texas! Another killer bites the dust and won't ever get out to kill again! Texas, keep up the good work!

  5. Tamara Smith

    How do you have the nerve to petition further hearings when you're guilty? I could see if you were wrongly accused or new evidence was found that would prove you innocent but this constant filing of motions for new hearings or questioning rulings on technicalities is just costly and wasteful. We, the taxpayers, are paying for this and from what I read above, there is absolutely no reason to grant this person clemency in the way of life in prison. Especially in light of the fact that the victim that they did know about and convict him for murdering, was probably tortured horribly before she was killed. As Herb said, keep it going. I'm sorry but if you're doing things like this you've given up your membership card in the human race and you have to pay for your crimes. End of story.

  6. Tara Peckio

    I think the only crimes that deserve the death penalty are sex crimes and serial murder. Murder and violence are momentary and people can transform but sex crimes are insidious. Rape and sex crimes have an insane percentage of recidivism and the lives of those who commit these crimes should be ended immediately. You rape, you molest, you die.