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Leonel Torres Herrera
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Birth: Sep. 17, 1947
Hidalgo County
Texas, USA
Death: May 12, 1993
Huntsville
Walker County
Texas, USA

Leonel was convicted of the shooting death of Carrisalez, a Los Fresnos Police Officer. The Officer was shot while stopping Herrera for speeding. The police officer identified a mug shot of Herrera before he died. Leonel was a Roofer by trade. He had no prior police record. He was hispanic. At time of death he was 45. He was sentenced for his crime on January 22nd, 1982 at the age of 34. His final statement was, "I am innocent, innocent, innocent! Make no mistake about this. I owe society nothing, continue the struggle for human rights, helping those who are innocent, especially Mr. Graham. I am an innocent man, and something very wrong is taking place tonight. May God Bless you all. I am ready." 
 
Burial:
Valley Memorial Gardens
McAllen
Hidalgo County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Bonnie Fortney- Wichita,...
Record added: Nov 07, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12276542
Leonel Torres Herrera
Added by: Bonnie Fortney- Wichita, Kansas
 
Leonel Torres Herrera
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Added by: Lionel Alva, Jr.
 
 
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- anonymous
 Added: Apr. 5, 2014
Justice served. RIP
- TDCJ
 Added: Oct. 27, 2010

- Edmund
 Added: Jul. 26, 2006
 
 
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