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One of four people convicted in the 2003 fatal mugging of a man. Swearingen sought testing on the victim's sexual assault collection kit; hairs recovered from her body, the gloves used to move her body and a hairbrush found on the ground near her body, among other evidence Swearingen's appellate attorneys believe contain biological evidence that has not been tested.Prosecutors presented evidence that the victim was lured to a San Antonio lovers' lane by Castillo's girlfriend. The Mexican national was convicted of murdering his cousin, a teenage girl from the border town of Mc Allen.
He forgave his son and has since lobbied prosecutors relentlessly to spare his sons life.Psychologists testified that Battaglia is suffering from mental illness, including the delusion that he did not kill the girls.Sentenced to death in the murder of his ex-girlfriend in 1999.However, his execution was stayed by a district court judge, to allow time to investigate claims that fellow death row inmate Larry Swearingen had tried to persuade Shore to confess to the crime for which Swearingen was sentenced to death.Swearingen, who was scheduled to be executed in November 2017, also received a stay. Convicted of killing a Montgomery College coed in 1998 and dumping her body in the Sam Houston National Forest. After years of appellate fights over post-conviction DNA testing, Swearingen filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the state in October 2016 claiming he should be entitled to the DNA testing.