Executed Texas Death Row Inmates

Peter Anthony Cantu<br><br>
Executed: August 17, 2010 <br><br>
Convicted in the abduction and murders of Jennifer Ertman, 14, and Elizabeth Pena, 16, in Houston.  The girls were abducted by Cantu and four members of a street gang he led as they walked along a set of railroad tracks, a shortcut home for them.  Both were sexually assaulted by the gang members, beaten and strangled.  Ertman was robbed of her rings, necklaces and cast.  Later, Cantu and his accomplices wer said to have joked about the brutal killings.<br><br>
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Peter Anthony Cantu

Executed: August 17, 2010

Convicted in the abduction and murders of Jennifer Ertman, 14, and Elizabeth Pena, 16, in Houston. The girls were abducted by Cantu and four members of a street gang he led as they walked along a set of railroad tracks, a shortcut home for them. Both were sexually assaulted by the gang members, beaten and strangled. Ertman was robbed of her rings, necklaces and cast. Later, Cantu and his accomplices wer said to have joked about the brutal killings.

Last Words: None

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