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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

Convicted in the September 1981 shooting death of Enrique Carrisalez, a Los Fresnos police officer. Carrisalez was shot after stopping Herrera for speeding. Before the police officer died, he identified a police mug shot of Herrera as the man who shot him.

Last Statement:
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.

Cause of Death: Executed by Lethal Injection in the State of Texas.
 
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Gardee Hill
Record added: Dec 02, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12580672
Leonel Torres Herrera
Added by: Gardee Hill
 
 
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Only God can judge you
- Sonya"With Love & Respect"
 Added: Apr. 19, 2006
 
 
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