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HUNTSVILLE (AP) — A Fort Value man convicted of killing a father and his toddler son in 1987 is about for execution Tuesday night.
Sixty-one-yr-previous James Bigby fatally shot 26-yr-previous Michael Trekell and suffocated Trekell’s four-month-previous son Jayson on Christmas Eve 1987 at their Arlington house. Inside hours, proof confirmed he additionally killed two different males, believing they together with Trekell have been conspiring towards him in a staff’ compensation case he filed towards a former employer.
Bigby was by no means tried for these males’s killings.
At his trial in 1991, Bigby grabbed a loaded gun from behind the decide’s bench throughout a courtroom recess and tried to abduct the decide.
Bigby can be the fourth inmate executed this yr in Texas and the sixth nationally.
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