37th year  -  N° 231                 Friday, 19 August 2022         Antwerpen		
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Thursday 23rd of May 1991

31 years ago

Murderer and prison rioter Ignacio Cuevas is executed by lethal injection at the age of 60 in Huntsville Prison, 815 12th Street, Huntsville, Texas, United States.

Cuevas and two other inmates of Huntsville's Walls Unit sparked the nation's longest prison siege by taking 16 hostages on 24 July 24 1974. Accomplices Fred Gomez Carrasco and Rudolfo Dominguez along with hostages Julia Standley and Elizabeth Beseda were killed during a shootout 10 days later.