Ramon Torres Hernandez was executed by the state of Texas on November 14, 2012. Ramon was pronounced dead at 6:38 pm CST, inside the execution chamber at the Walls Unit of the Huntsville State Penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas. Ramon was 41 years of age. He was execution for the rape and murder of 37-year-old Rosa Maria Rosado on October 21, 2002, after kidnapping her from a San Antonio bus stop during a robbery.
Ramon had previously been convicted on several burglary charges and has been linked by DNA to the 1994 rape and murder of 12-year-old Sarah Gonzales and 13-year-old Priscilla Almares. Ramon has also been a suspect in the murder of two 15-year-old girls, who disappeared within days of Sarah and Priscilla. Prior to his arrest, Ramon worked as a construction worker, a food service provider, and as a laborer.
Please pray for peace and healing for the family of Rosa and for the families of all who have suffered because of Ramon’s actions. Please pray for Ramon’s family.