Miguel Paredes, Texas
Miguel Angel Paredes was executed by the state of Texas on October 28, 2014. He was pronounced dead at 6:54 pm local time, inside the Walls Unit execution chamber at the Huntsville State Penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas. He was 32 years of age and executed for murdering 27-year-old Adrian Torres, 23-year-old Nelly Bravo, and 23-year-old Shawn Michael Cain on September 17, 2000, in San Antonio, Texas. Miguel and his victims were members of rival drug gangs.
Miguel was one of 20 children, although seven died before he was born. His parents were Mexican immigrants, who moved from Chicago, Illinois to San Antonia, Texas, where Miguel became involved in the violent Hermanos de Pistoleros Latinos gang. By the age of 15, Miguel had a criminal record and a pregnant girlfriend.
Please pray for peace and healing for the families of Adrian Torres, Nelly Bravo, and Shawn Cain. Please pray for the family of Miguel. As part of his final words, Miguel expressed his love for his Father and Savior.
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