Letters From Death Row: A Texas Inmate Remembers Ray Jasper

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Letters From Death Row: A Texas Inmate Remembers Ray Jasper

Letters form death row

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A MAN on death row has written a letter in remembrance of his former inmate, who was executed in March by the state of Texas.

Travis Runnels wrote to Gawker to share his memories of Ray Jasper, who was executed by lethal injection after being convicted of participating in the 1998 robbery and murder of recording studio owner David Alejandro. A teenager at the time of the crime, Jasper was sentenced to death.

His friend and inmate, Runnels was sentenced to death in 2005 after pleading guilty to the 2003 killing of Stanley Wiley, who was a supervisor at the Texas prison where Runnels was serving a 70-year sentence for aggravated robbery.

His letter is…

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