Rapper set to die for killing studio owner
HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- Attorneys for a former San Antonio rap musician are looking to federal appeals courts to spare him from a lethal injection for an attack and robbery more than 15 years ago that left a 33-year-old recording studio owner dead.
Ray Jasper faces lethal injection Wednesday evening in Huntsville for the November 1998 stabbing death of David Alejandro (ah-lay-HAHN'-droh).
The 33-year-old inmate acknowledges he cut Alejandro's throat to steal equipment from the victim's San Antonio studio, but he insists a partner was responsible for Alejandro's fatal stab wounds. Two men with... read more