Texas to Execute Jamie McCoskey Tomorrow

The Texas execution bandwagon just keeps rolling along.

Texas plans to execute a man Tuesday whose sentencing hearing included a presentation by a prosecution psychologist whose testing methods for developmental disability have since been debunked as unscientific. Execution Watch will air coverage of the state killing, plus a taped interview with the condemned, Jamie McCoskey.  Spread the word.

RADIO SHOW PREVIEW, EXECUTION WATCH – Unless a stay is issued, we’ll broadcast live:  Tuesday, 12 November 2013, 6-7 PM Central Time, KPFT FM Houston 90.1 and Online…

http://executionwatch.org > Listen

Updates and discussion onFacebook: Execution Watch

TEXAS PLANS TO EXECUTE:  JAMIE McCOSKEY, a Houston bartender convicted in the 1991 kidnapping and stabbing death of a 20-year-old man. McCoskey was one of 16 defendants sentenced to death in separate cases after the now-disgraced psychologist George Denkowski used his own, non-standard methods to conclude that none was developmentally disabled. His determination sank the defendants’ chances of having their death sentences declared unconstitutional.  Denkowski’s punishment included being barred from performing such evaluations in future.

3 responses to “Texas to Execute Jamie McCoskey Tomorrow

  1. Cry me a friggin river. Scum like Jamie McCoskey deserve to be in constant writhing screaming agony with all the power of modern medicine helping to extend it for as long as possible. They should be on their knees thanking society everyday for not allowing that and for being disposed of in a manner that attempts to take all semblance of revenge out of it. So yeah, I am against the death penalty but accept it as unsatisfying comprimise to our real urge to find a way to right such wrongs as men like Jamie McCoskey have committed.

    • I absolutely totally agree. The fact that these animals are allowed to breath air for twenty years is an insult to their victims.

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