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Mexican who gunned down Houston cop WILL be executed tonight despite last
Daily Mail ^ | 22 January 2014 | DAILY MAIL REPORTER

Posted on 01/22/2014 1:46:22 PM PST by moonshinner_09

Mexican who gunned down Houston cop WILL be executed tonight despite last-minute pleas from Mexico government

A Mexican held on death-row in a Texan prison for murdering a policeman will be executed tonight despite last-ditch appeals from lawyers for clemency. Edgar Arias Tamayo, 46, was set for lethal injection this evening for shooting of Guy Gaddis, 24, in January 1994. The case has been a focus of protests in his home town and diplomatic pressure, with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry calling for a delay to Tamayo's execution. Tamayo's lawyers had lodged an appeal arguing that he was ineligible for the death penalty due to mental impairment. But a court ruled the appeal had been filed too late. Gaddis, who had been on the force for two years, was driving Tamayo and another man from a robbery scene when evidence showed the officer was shot three times in the head and neck with a pistol Tamayo had concealed in his pants. The car crashed, and Tamayo fled on foot but was captured a few blocks away, still in handcuffs, carrying the robbery victim's watch and wearing the victim's necklace. Tamayo's attorneys and the Mexican government contend Tamayo's case was tainted because he wasn't advised under an international agreement that he could get legal help from his home nation following his arrest. Secretary of State John Kerry previously asked Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott to delay Tamayo's punishment, saying it 'could impact the way American citizens are treated in other countries.' The State Department repeated that stance Tuesday.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Mexico; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: aliens; buhbyeamigo; edgarariastamayo; execution; immigration; mexicanillegal; mexico; mx; texas; tx; vamosahoramuchacho
Don't mess with Texas..He's going down tonight
1 posted on 01/22/2014 1:46:22 PM PST by moonshinner_09
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To: moonshinner_09

Mexicans should understand this: Mess with the bull, get the horns. See ya amigo!


2 posted on 01/22/2014 1:48:20 PM PST by armydawg505
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To: moonshinner_09

“If you kill someone in Texas, we will kill you back.” - Ron White


3 posted on 01/22/2014 1:48:31 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: Liz; AuntB; La Lydia; sickoflibs; stephenjohnbanker

another-illegal-alien-murderer-bites-the-dust PING


4 posted on 01/22/2014 1:49:27 PM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: moonshinner_09

Hasta la vista, baby.


5 posted on 01/22/2014 1:49:52 PM PST by Beowulf9
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To: moonshinner_09

Justice delayed is justice denied. Shoulda been done in 1995.


6 posted on 01/22/2014 1:50:07 PM PST by wastedyears (The Ender's Game movie was a stupendous, colossal, galactic failure to me.)
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To: moonshinner_09

This is Texas, you kill us, we’ll kill you right back...


7 posted on 01/22/2014 1:51:08 PM PST by null and void (We need to shake this snowglobe up.)
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To: null and void

BUmp!


8 posted on 01/22/2014 1:52:17 PM PST by IllumiNaughtyByNature ($1.84 - The price of a gallon of gas on Jan. 20th, 2009.)
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To: moonshinner_09

Good riddance.


9 posted on 01/22/2014 1:54:17 PM PST by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: moonshinner_09

“Mexican who gunned down Houston cop WILL be executed tonight despite last-minute pleas from Mexico government”

Just consider this “undocumented” just like he was.


10 posted on 01/22/2014 1:54:44 PM PST by VanDeKoik
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To: moonshinner_09

Good news. I hope nothing stops it. Even in Texas, it’s taken 20 years from the time the murder was committed.


11 posted on 01/22/2014 1:54:49 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: moonshinner_09

So many more sit and wait 18-20 years or more for their lawyers to squeeze money out of Texas taxpayers to defend these heinous criminals. In the days when victims’ families actually got to see justice performed at the end of a rope, it didn’t take long, and it wasn’t expensive for the law-abiding citizens of Texas.


12 posted on 01/22/2014 1:55:08 PM PST by txrefugee
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To: null and void

“.... Secretary of State John Kerry previously asked Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott to delay Tamayo’s punishment, saying it ‘could impact the way American citizens are treated in other countries.”....

Oh for crying out loud! Kerry couldn’t care what we’re treated like in or from other countries unless he’s got some skin to loose himself! or Glory taken from his roaming about attempting “Peace”. He thinks he’s the world’s cop!


13 posted on 01/22/2014 1:57:11 PM PST by caww
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To: dfwgator

14 posted on 01/22/2014 1:57:39 PM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo (Support Free Republic!!!)
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To: moonshinner_09

If the SCOTUS doesn’t step in then sometime after 6 PM CST
the execution should commence.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/01/22/mexican-national-texas-execution/4755005/

Tamayo’s lawyers went to the U.S. Supreme Court after the 5th U.S. Circuit Court
of Appeals said an appeal this week renewing an earlier contention that Tamayo
was mentally impaired and ineligible for execution was filed too late.


15 posted on 01/22/2014 1:58:15 PM PST by deport
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To: moonshinner_09

Well...bye.


16 posted on 01/22/2014 2:02:25 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Cicero

This will be execution #509 since executions began again back on Dec. 7, 1982.

Executed Offenders:
http://www.tdcj.state.tx.us/death_row/dr_executed_offenders.html


17 posted on 01/22/2014 2:03:48 PM PST by deport
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To: deport
There will be complete mental impairment this evening.
18 posted on 01/22/2014 2:07:48 PM PST by Myrddin
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To: moonshinner_09

10-friggin-4 you POS . . . you can appeal to God . . . but ‘der ain’t no Miranda Rights up in Heaven.


19 posted on 01/22/2014 2:08:53 PM PST by laweeks
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To: moonshinner_09

This scumbag has been stealing our oxygen, eating our food and costing us hundreds of thousands each year for the past twenty years.

He should’a been swinging nineteen years ago!

And they tell us that there’s a prison crowding problem, yeah because losers should’a been offed years ago


20 posted on 01/22/2014 2:15:57 PM PST by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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To: moonshinner_09

Kerry should be asking other countries to accept American justice, not the other way around.


21 posted on 01/22/2014 2:16:16 PM PST by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: moonshinner_09

How’s about we don’t call him a Mexican.

He’s a man, who took the life of a LEO.

Buy, bye...


22 posted on 01/22/2014 2:22:56 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: moonshinner_09
I was pissed off UNIVISION reported this story, not mentioning the crime, but concentrating on the protests, and the love story between an idiot woman and the inmate. Sickening.

Someone had better come up with a conservative news channel, or a significant part of the population is going to be indoctrinated.

How about a FREE REPUBLIC forum in Spanish?

23 posted on 01/22/2014 2:26:40 PM PST by Salvavida (The restoration of the U.S.A. starts with filling the pews at every Bible-believing church.)
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To: dfwgator
“If you kill someone in Texas, we will kill you back.” - Ron White

But only in 1 out of 100 instances. In 2013, there were 16 executions. In the 90's, when most of those now being executed committed their crimes, an average of 1600 homicides occurred per year.

24 posted on 01/22/2014 2:27:33 PM PST by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: Cicero

100% deterrent too. This killer will NEVER take another life. Therefore, Capital Punishment is 100% effective in the deterrent effect it has.


25 posted on 01/22/2014 2:29:29 PM PST by LeonardFMason (LanceyHoward would AGREE)
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To: moonshinner_09
Tamayo's attorneys and the Mexican government contend Tamayo's case was tainted because he wasn't advised under an international agreement that he could get legal help from his home nation following his arrest.

I thought we were supposed to treat illegals just like US citizens. When it suits them, they want to be treated like foreigners.

26 posted on 01/22/2014 2:32:47 PM PST by BykrBayb (Somewhere, my flower is there. ~ Þ)
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To: moonshinner_09

1994? And of course it’s taken 20 years. Why even call it the death penalty? 20 years from now anyone can die, it’s 20 freakin’ years. They should call it “people who should be dead blowing through taxpayer cash so liberals feel good about themselves”


27 posted on 01/22/2014 2:41:05 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: deport

5th Circuit rejects cop killer’s request for stay of execution..


28 posted on 01/22/2014 2:49:27 PM PST by moonshinner_09
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To: moonshinner_09

AMF


29 posted on 01/22/2014 3:32:27 PM PST by circlecity
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To: moonshinner_09

Fry him like Colonel Sanders would!


30 posted on 01/22/2014 4:54:17 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: moonshinner_09

Somebody post a pic of Achmed... “I keel you”!


31 posted on 01/22/2014 4:55:19 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks moonshinner_09.


32 posted on 01/22/2014 4:58:59 PM PST by SunkenCiv (;http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: moonshinner_09

Haven’t some libs referred to illegal aliens as “undocumented citizens”?

That being the case, what’s the problem?


33 posted on 01/22/2014 5:00:17 PM PST by SeaHawkFan
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To: moonshinner_09

What’s the penalty for an American, illegally in Mexico, who kills a law enforcement officer??


34 posted on 01/22/2014 5:09:49 PM PST by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: moonshinner_09

amigo,want be checking out tonight.Won an appeal


35 posted on 01/22/2014 6:03:22 PM PST by moonshinner_09
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To: moonshinner_09

20 years late.


36 posted on 01/22/2014 6:24:25 PM PST by Texas Songwriter
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To: moonshinner_09

“In a last minute deal with the Justice Department, he will however still be allowed to vote for the next 20 years”


37 posted on 01/22/2014 6:27:21 PM PST by Cementjungle
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To: moonshinner_09
Just damn. - Updated at 8:33 p.m. Houston Chronicle

HUNTSVILLE — The execution of a Mexican national condemned for killing a Houston policeman was at least temporarily put on hold Wednesday as the U.S. Supreme Court considered appeals to keep Edgar Tamayo from the Texas death chamber.

Tamayo's execution had been scheduled for 6 p.m. CST Wednesday for the 1994 slaying of Guy Gaddis, 24. The state still could execute Tamayo before midnight if the Supreme Court rules in its favor…

Earlier Wednesday, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied a stay of execution….

38 posted on 01/22/2014 6:41:08 PM PST by La Lydia
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To: La Lydia

A stay? I clicked on the link in message #15 and it said the execution was carried out.


39 posted on 01/22/2014 8:15:50 PM PST by Berosus (I wish I had as much faith in God as liberals have in government.)
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To: Berosus

This piece of garbage is no longer of this earth. Good riddance. Should have been done 20 years ago.


40 posted on 01/22/2014 10:08:51 PM PST by KingofZion
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To: Berosus

I really did not make this up. I am not in the habit of posting fake stories. You need to look at the times things occurred. It was on when the story was first posted. Then around 8 p.m. CST there was a stay between/during the 5th Circuit ruling and the Supreme Court appeal, which then was rejected (at about 11:30 p.m.) thank heavens. So it was on again.


41 posted on 01/23/2014 4:55:48 AM PST by La Lydia
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To: La Lydia

Oh, I figured the USA Today story was altered/updated after the link was posted. Maybe after you posted your first message, too.


42 posted on 01/23/2014 7:42:01 AM PST by Berosus (I wish I had as much faith in God as liberals have in government.)
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