Texas inmate set to be executed for killing policeman in 1988

Texas inmate set to be executed for killing policeman in 1988

Robert Mitchell Jennings is scheduled to be executed by lethal injection in Texas on Wednesday for killing a police officer during a botched robbery in 1988. Now 61-years-old, Jennings was convicted for slaying of 24-year-old Elston Howard, a vice officer in the city of Houston, during a failed robbery of an adult bookstore.

Andrew Colomy
Andrew Colomy 1 year

I feel like pulling up this story every single time someone brings up BLM.

OptimusPrima 1 year

Just briefly skimming the information... it seems like this guy has been playing the system. Just because you feel sorry for the crime you’ve committed, doesn’t mean we should let you sit in a cell the rest of your life at the taxpayers expense.

NPC#1337 T3H H0nkulAr
NPC#1337 T3H H0nkulAr 1 year

Should have been a cattlegun to the base of the skull into an unmarked grave 30 years ago.

J Fluoride
J Fluoride 1 year

I have problems with the death penalty. Over all I don't agree with as a whole. Alot of cases a person does something like this when they are young and 30 years down the road they are rehabilitated and they are executed. Or the many cases of a wrong full execution of someone who was innocent. There's no way to go back and fix that. But at the same time when you have a pedophile murderer, a rapist murderer, or a serial killer. I don't find myself feeling bad about them getting the death penalty because there is no rehabilitating them. I guess if it was up to me I'd abolish the death penalty and as for the scum bags I just mentioned, their crime should be printed on their clothes and put them in general population. No protective custody or administrative segregation. Let prison justice deal with them.

IIZard 1 year

Good. Rot in hell you pos.

FoodNotBombs 1 year

murder someone, you should be prepared to die yourself. sucks it took 30 years

Petri Fide
Petri Fide 1 year

It always strikes me how much these obvious killers cling to every string of life, yet had so eagerly took another person's life.

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