Jesse Joe Hernandez was executed by the state of Texas on March 28, 2012. Jesse was pronounced dead at 6:18 pm CDT, inside the Walls Unit execution chamber at the Huntsville State Penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas. Jesse was 47 years of age. He was executed for the murder of 10-month-old Karlos Borjas on April 11, 2001, in Dallas, Texas, while he was babysitting the child. Evidence also showed that the child had been beaten. Karlos’ family was living with Jesse and his wife at the time of the murder.
Jesse had previously been convicted and served time for possession of cocaine and indecency with a child. He later served time for failing to register as a sex offender. He also had a history of assault.
Please pray for peace and healing for the family of Karlos Borjas. Please pray for the family of Jesse Hernandez.