Mexican national who killed three El Paso teen dies on death row: Chronicle reports

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The Houston Chronicle is reporting that Ignacio “Nacho” Gomez died of cardiac arrest Sunday night in his cell.

Gomez was taken to a nearby hospital where he died, a prison spokesman told the Chronicle.

He was convicted of a 1996 slaying of three teenagers who allegedly vandalized his mother’s house. Gomes and his brothers got in a fight with the trio, Gomez shot them and then with his brothers took the bodies to the desert and buried them.

Gomez was convicted in 1998.

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