I think we, as a society, are a little better off because of it.
Rodrigo Hernandez, 38, was executed Thursday evening for raping and strangling single mother Susan Verstegen behind a grocery store in San Antonio in 1994 before dumping her body in a 55-gallon barrel at a nearby church.
Hernandez said little in the moments before he died.
“I want to tell everybody that I love everybody,” he said. “We are all family, people of God almighty. We're all good. I'm ready.”