Robert Pruett was sentenced to death in 2002 for the 1999 murder of Daniel Nagle. According to the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, Mr. Pruett has consistently maintained his innocence and contends he was framed in the physical assault that led to Mr. Nagle’s death.
4-28-15 Robert Pruett, Texas Death Row Inmate, Granted Last-Minute Stay Of Execution, by Kim Bellware, The Huffington Post
4-27-15 Texas inmate asks US Supreme Court to block execution over lack of evidence, by Tom Dart, The Guardian
3-31-16 How a death row inmate who’s been in prison since he was 15 finds meaning in daily life, by Casey Tolan, Fusion
- Contact Gov. Greg Abbott and ask him to halt this execution: contact him via this link, by phone at (512) 463-1782 or by tweet @GovAbbott. If you prefer to send a letter, here is the mailing address: Office of the Governor, P.O. Box 12428, Austin, Texas 78711-2428.
- If you live in Texas, write a letter to the editor of your local newspaper.
- Attend a vigil organized by the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, around the scheduled execution.
- Please share this information with your friends, especially those in Texas, and ask them to help halt the execution of Mr. Pruett by taking one of the actions listed above.
Please check back. We will be updating this page as more information about how you can help stop the execution of Mr. Pruett becomes available.