Elizabeth Christine Peña

Elizabeth Christine Peña

Birth
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Death 24 Jun 1993 (aged 16)
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Burial Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 7053887 · View Source
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Elizabeth Pena and Jennifer Ertman were friends who went to Waltrip High School in Houston. They were both abducted and murdered. The case spurred legislative reform in Texas' criminal justice system. Family members are now allowed to address the convicted, and victims' families now have the choice and right to view the execution of their perpetrators. The graves of Elizabeth Pena and Jennifer Ertman are about 200 yards apart in Woodlawn Garden of Memories Cemetery. Corey Mitchell's book "Pure Murder," which details the story of the killings of Elizabeth Pena and Jennifer Ertman, was released in 2008 and became a best seller.

Notice: This memorial is being managed in abeyance until a proper manager requests control of the memorial. As a general rule, immediate family members, grandparents, and other close family members can request and will be transferred management of the memorial.


  • Maintained by: Alan Owen
  • Originally Created by: Loren
  • Added: 4 Jan 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7053887
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Christine Peña (21 Jun 1977–24 Jun 1993), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7053887, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Alan Owen (contributor 50319458) .