Man on Death Row Appeals Sentence


A man convicted of killing a Donna man appeals his death row sentence.

Today in the 370th court in Hidalgo County, Douglas Armstrong’s attorneys requesting more time to prepare for a new sentencing trial.  He was sentenced to death row in 2007, after having assassinated Rafael Castelan one year previous outside of a bar in Donna.
The evidence will be submitted to a new jury who would not be familiar with the details of the case.  The date for the new hearing is set for March 19th.

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