Friday, February 23, 2024
2011

Lee Taylor Executed in Texas

Lee Taylor, Texas

Lee TaylorTexas executed Lee Andrew Taylor on June 16, 2011. Lee was produced dead at 6:24 pm local time inside the Walls Unit execution chamber at the Huntsville State Penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas. Lee was 32 years of age. He was convicted and executed for the murder of 22-year-old Donta Green on April 1, 1999, at the Telford State Prison in New Boston, Texas.  At the time, Lee was serving a life sentence for a 1995 aggravated robbery, which resulted in the death of 79-year-old John Hampton. For the last 11 years of his life, Lee was on death row in Texas.

Lee had an unstable childhood, filled with neglect, physical and sexual abuse, substance abuse, and exposure to traumatic violence. Lee dropped out of school after the ninth grade.  He worked as a stocker and laborer, before being sent to prison. While in prison, Lee became a member of the Aryan Brotherhood.

Please pray for peace and healing for the family of Donta Green.  Pray for all who have been affected by Lee’s crimes. Please pray for the family of Lee.

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