|Robert Lynn Pruett|
According to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Robert Lynn Pruett has received a third execution date for the 28th of April, 2015. Pruett, currently residing on death row for the murder of Corrections Officer Daniel Nagle in 2002. Pruett has already received two stays of execution, one in 2013 and another in 2014. The previous stays were granted to allow for DNA testing on paper (a prison report) that was found torn up on Officer Nagle's body. The results were inconclusive and now, once again, Pruett is facing execution.
While many people believe Robert Pruett is in the right place, paying the right place for a terrible crime - he is not without his supporters. In fact, many believe the conviction to be unsafe, especially when Pruett stands to pay the ultimate price. While this is not good news for those who support Pruett, it remains to be seen whether he will receive a stay for the third time.
|Guards escort Pruett to court|