Lee Taylor, Texas

 

June 16, 2011

Lee Andrew Taylor was executed by the state of Texas on June 16, 2011. Lee was produced dead at 6:24 pm CDT, inside the Walls Unit execution chamber at the Huntsville State Penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas. Lee was 32 years of age. He was executed for the murder of 22-year-old Donta Green on April 1, 1999, at the Telford State Prison in New Boston, Texas, where Lee was serving a life sentence for a 1995 aggravated robbery which resulted in the death of an elderly man. Lee spent the last 11 years of his life on Texas’ death row.

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 and worked as a stocker and laborer, prior to 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 and for all who have been affected by Lee’s crimes. Pleas pray for the family of Lee.

 

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