|Birth: ||Nov. 7, 1960|
|Death: ||Jul. 24, 1973|
12-year-old Santos was shot and killed by Dallas Police Officer Darrell L. Cain, as he sat handcuffed in a squad car with his 13-year-old brother, David. Officer Cain was playing Russian Roulette with a .357 Magnum in an effort to get information from the boy when the gun discharged, firing a bullet into the boy's head. Cain later received a five year sentence for the murder.
Santos' mother, Bessie Garcia Rodriguez, received a 3-day pass to attend the funeral and was transported from a Texas prison where she had been incarcerated since 1971 on a 5-year sentence for the murder of Leonard_Brown.
Created by: M. Littlejohn
Record added: Jan 22, 2010
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