Execution set for Wednesday evening for convicted killer of 10-month-old boy in Dallas
Mar 28, 4:02 AM EDT
By MICHAEL GRACZYK
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) -- The U.S. Supreme Court is considering whether to block the scheduled execution of a convicted child sex offender condemned in the beating death of a 10-month-old boy he was babysitting at a home in Dallas.
Forty-seven-year-old Jesse Joe Hernandez is set for lethal injection Wednesday evening in Huntsville for the slaying of Karlos Borjas 11 years ago.
The child was brought to a Dallas hospital in April 2001 with a skull fracture and bruises to his head, thigh and abdomen. A week later, he was taken off life support and died. Hernandez's DNA was found in Karlos' blood on a pillowcase and on the child's clothing.
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