Samuel Lopez, Arizona


June 27, 2012

Samuel Villegas Lopez was executed by the state of Arizona on June 27, 2012. Samuel was pronounced dead at 10:37 am MST, inside the Central Unit at the Arizona State Prison Complex - Florence, in Florence, Arizona. Samuel was 49 years of age. He was executed for the murder of 59-year-old Estafana Holmes on October 29, 1986, at her home in Phoenix, Arizona.

Samuel’s childhood was difficult and he was sometimes homeless and slept in cemeteries. Samuel dropped out of school in the ninth grade. He soon became addicted to sniffing paint.

Please pray for peace and healing for the family of Estafana Holmes. Please pray for the family of Samuel.


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