Skip to comments.Mexican man executed in Texas for killing a police officer is given a hero's burial in his home town
Posted on 02/03/2014 7:47:20 AM PST by stickandrudder
Thousands of mourners poured out to see the burial of the Mexican man put to death by lethal injection in Texas last month, a move that has sparked diplomatic tensions between the U.S. and the central American state.
Friends and relatives carried the coffin of Mexican Edgar Tamayo to the cemetery in his home town of Miacatlan, Morelos state, amid an outpouring of grief from local residents.
The 46-year-old Mexican was controversially executed in Texas less than two weeks ago for the killing of a Houston police officer in 1994, despite outrage from human rights groups and last minute appeals from his lawyers for clemency on the grounds that Tamayo was mentally disabled.
The case saw the unusual intervention of the U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, who had repeatedly urged the Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott to delay Tamayo's punishment, saying it 'could impact the way American citizens are treated in other countries.'
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We should have dumped him in the sea, so that there couldn’t have been a funeral.
Did our secstate john f’n kohn-kerry-hienz attend and shed crocotears?
Texas State Attorney General Greg Abbott, once again spit in Kerry’s/Hussein’s/Holder’s eye. Greg Abbott for Texas governor.
Mexico becomes more and more like “Palestine” every day.
More ignorance on parade in Mexico.
...buried in home town. Good he’s not taking up ANY space here.
What could possibly go wrong with Amnesty.
How much sympathy does JFK honestly think the average American would have for one of our own who entered another country illegally and killed one of their cops?
“The 46-year-old Mexican was controversially executed”
Texas has the death penalty and we use it! That’s right. You kill somebody in Texas, we will kill you right back! That’s our policy! _ Ron White.......The Tater
it ‘could impact the way American citizens are treated in other countries.’
...better then being viewed as a bunch of panty waist, faggiy ass sissies. Like John F’n Kerry!
I’m fine with this. He ended up as he should have and where he should have.
So geographically challenged err what make me think the rest of the story is bunk too.
One less ILLEGAL ALIEN to suck up our tax dollars.
Time to round up a whole bunch of company for this turd.
When Britain had hanging, they buried them within the prison walls afterwards to stop crap like this.
Tater Salad once said;"if you come to Texas and kill someone we will kill you back.That's our policy"!
Maybe if enough criminals are treated the way they treated their victims, some of these visiting criminals will stay home.
burial in his home town
Had he stayed in his home town and not came north of the
border he may still be alive today.
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