Juan Segundo

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Juan Segundo
Background information
Birth nameJuan Ramon Segundo Meza
Born (1963-01-25) January 25, 1963 (age 60)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
ConvictionDriving under the influence,
Burglary of a habitat,
Murder,
Sexual assault
SentenceDeath (February 15, 2007)
Killings
Number of victims4+
Span of killingsAugust 3, 1986–June 17, 1995
CountryUnited States
State(s)Texas
Date apprehendedApril 19, 2005

Juan Ramon Segundo Meza (born January 25, 1963)[1] is an American serial killer and rapist. He was sentenced to death for the 1986 murder of Vanessa Villa, 11,[2] in Fort Worth, Texas.

He was also linked to three other murders committed between September 1994 and June 1995 by DNA, all in the Fort Worth area. Segundo was arrested in 2005 after he was matched to DNA samples from three cold cases, including Vanessa's, and was sentenced to death in 2007.

Segundo is scheduled to be executed in October 2018 by lethal injection.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Texas Department of Criminal Justice". www.tdcj.state.tx.us. Archived from the original on 2018-05-17. Retrieved 2018-05-21.
  2. "Vanessa Villa (1974-1986) - Find A Grave Memorial". www.findagrave.com. Retrieved 2018-05-21.
  3. "Execution dates for 2 Fort Worth inmates on death row". US News. May 16, 2018. Retrieved May 22, 2018.