Jose Medellin

 

Age: 33

 

Summary: Mexican-born rapist and murderer who was one of six former gang member convicted of the torture, rape, and strangulation of two teenage girls in Houston in 1993, in which two other gang members were also sentenced to die, but two others had their sentences commuted to life in prison and the sixth, Medellin's brother Vernacio, was serving a 40-year prison sentence.

 

 

Cause of Death: Executed by lethal injection

 

Born: March 4, 1975

 

Died: August 5, 2008

 

Location: Huntsville, Texas