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December 16 2015 | UNITED STATES

His execution is scheduled 20 January 2016

URGENT APPEAL SPREAD BY THE COMMUNITY OF SANT’EGIDIO TO SAVE THE LIFE OF RICHARD ALLEN MASTERSON, SENTENCED TO DEATH IN TEXAS.

IN ORDER TO SEND THE URGENT APPEAL, PLEASE SEE THE PAGE OF THE GOVERNOR'S SITE: https://gov.texas.gov/contact/assistance.aspx AND FILL UP THE FORM

sentenced to death:
RICHARD ALLEN MASTERSON
place running:
UNITED STATES
punishment carried out
 
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AFTER WRITING YOUR PERSONAL DATA, PLEASE PASTE THE TEXT OF THE PETITION , SIGN AND SEND THE MESSAGE


Your Excellency the Governor of TEXAS,

 
I am writing to express my deep concern over a ruling which sentenced to death Mr. Richard Allen Masterson I urge you to intervene on his behalf to prevent this cruel and inhuman punishment from being meted out against him.

Stop the Execution. Richard has received an execution date on January 20th. Please stay the execution so that Richard's life will be spared and his case reviewed. You have the ability to provide 60-day stays in perpetuity.


I implore you to ensure that this cruel and inhuman sentence is not carried out.


Respectfully

 
 
 

 Richard Allen Masterson, was born on 03/05/1972 in Harris County, Texas.

Masterson was convicted of the murder, of Darin Shane Honeycutt  in Houston (Texas) on 02/09/2001 at the age of 29 years.
Masterson was sentenced to death in Harris County on May 15, 2002
and imprisoned in Polunsky Unit , 3872 FM 350, South Livingston (Texas).
His TDCJ number  is   999414.        His execution is scheduled
for 1/20/2016.
He was in death row, until today , 13 years and half.

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Richard Allen Masterson,  now 43 years old, had a difficult childhood.
He was born in a large family with few financial resources. At 14 he has left home and lived on the street of wits (little thefts, drugs, male prostitution). Growing up like so, he learned to make use of alcohol and drugs, interchanging honest jobs to unlawful activity, until at 29 years old,  when he had the tragic meeting with Darin Shane Honeycutt.
During these years , because of its limited economic means , Richard was defended by court-appointed lawyers alternated with other little motivated lawyers , who have not been able to help him prove that the murder happened in a fit of ' anger , after a night of abuse of alcohol and drugs , not a robbery . So all his appeals to the competent courts were rejected
During these 13 years in the death row,  he had correspondence with several people who over time saw him becoming mature as a person, better than the man who entered prison and, above all,  aware of the seriousness of the committed act in 2001.

 

 

 

 

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