Thursday, Jun 21, 2018
One of America's Great Newspapers ~ Toledo, Ohio

Texas executes Railroad Killer

HUNTSVILLE, Texas Train-hopping serial killer Angel Maturino Resendiz, linked to at least 15 murders near railroad tracks around the country, was executed Tuesday night.

In his final statement, Resendiz asked for forgiveness.

Resendiz, 46, was pronounced dead at 8:05 p.m. Central time.

The Mexican drifter known as the Railroad Killer was executed for the slaying of physician Claudia Benton 7 years ago. She was killed during a deadly spree in 1998 and 1999 that earned Resendiz a spot on the FBI s Most Wanted list as authorities searched for a murderer who slipped across the U.S. border and roamed the country by freight train.

Read more in later editions of The Blade and

Click to comment

Quis autem vel eum iure reprehenderit qui in ea voluptate velit esse quam nihil molestiae consequatur, vel illum qui dolorem?

Temporibus autem quibusdam et aut officiis debitis aut rerum necessitatibus saepe eveniet.

Copyright © 2018 Toledo Blade

To Top

Fetching stories…