Brandon Anthony Micah Bernard
July 3, 1980
San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
|Died||December 10, 2020 (aged 40)|
|Cause of death||Execution by lethal injection of pentobarbital|
|Education||Killeen High School (1997–1998)|
|Conviction(s)||Murder (2 counts)|
|Partner(s)||Christopher Vialva, Terry Brown, Christopher Lewis, Tony Spark|
|Date||June 21, 1999|
|Imprisoned at||United States Penitentiary, Terre Haute|
Brandon Anthony Micah Bernard (July 3, 1980 – December 10, 2020) was an American man who was convicted for the 1999 robbery, kidnapping, and murder of two people. He was sentenced to death for the murders and remained on death row until his execution in December 2020.
Bernard was a gang member. In 1999, Bernard was one of five gang members who together robbed, kidnapped, and murdered two youth pastors. After forcing the pastors into the trunk of their car, Christopher Andre Vialva shot both in the head before Bernard set the car on fire with the victims inside. Vialva was executed on September 24, 2020, and Bernard was executed on December 10, 2020.
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- "US carries out rare execution during presidential transition". AP NEWS. 10 December 2020. Retrieved 11 December 2020.