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.