Arthur Brown Jr. was executed Thursday at the Texas State Penitentiary at Huntsville for the capital murder of four people.
Brown and his partners killed four people as they tried to wipe out an
entire family, a criminal act of devastating scope,” Ogg said. “And even
though he was
identified by the eyewitnesses who survived, he still refused to take
responsibility and tried to escape any kind of accountability ever
now 52, and two others were convicted for the 1992 murder of several
family members, including a pregnant woman, and their neighbor during a
Marion Dudley and Tony Dunson went to the home of Jose and Rachel Tovar
to buy cocaine and instead decided to rob them and kill them on June
six victims were bound with torn bed sheets and all shot in the back of
the head, execution style. By the time police arrived, three victims
were dead: Jose Tovar,
Jessica Quinones (who was seven months pregnant) and Frank Farias. Of
the three survivors, Audrey Brown later died in a hospital, bringing the
total number of murder victims to four.
The remaining two survivors identified Brown, Dudley and Dunson as their attackers.
was also convicted of capital murder and was executed by lethal
injection on Jan. 25, 2006. Dunson was convicted of capital murder and
given a life sentence.