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