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Judge declares mistrial, gives life sentence to  John W. Adams #999278
Sunday, August 1, 2010

By RICHARD ABSHIRE / The Dallas Morning 

Death Row NEWS

Date-3-23-2004

Greetings to whom this may concern.

            My name is John Wade Adams and i'm on Texas' Death Row looking for some friends who would love to write with me. I'm a 41 year old man. Red hair, blue eyes, 6ft 240 pounds. I've been on death row 5½ years and i still have a couple good years left.

             I'm not from Texas, I#m from Louisiana I got here because i worked offshore on the gulf. I enjoy writing and most of all good people who understand what its like living on death row, especially for a murder i did not do i would love to get my case out in the open but its hard when you don't know anyone or have the help. Who knows maybe i'll never find the right person to help me show that these people put me here for a murder i never did. I'm the one who called the police but yet i'm still here on death row? It makes no sence. 

             If you would like to know me better alearn more about my case and myself please write and if you just want to be penpals i'm also game for that too ok enough said, if i'll can find a penfriend i'm setting here waiting and looking forward to hearing you all, may God bless y'all and keep you safe.

A friend always 

Mr. John Adams # 999278

Polunsky Unit D/R

3872 FM 350 South

Livingston, Texas 77351  U.S.A.    

 

              

John W. Adams #999278

Datum: 23.03.2004

 

Grüße an alle, die es interesiert.

Mein Name ist John Wade Adams. Ich suche aus dem Todestrakt von Texas Brieffreunde, die mir gerne schreiben möchten . Ich bin ein Mann  von 41 Jahren. Ich habe rotes Haar, blaue Augen, bin 1.83 m groß und wiege 108 kg. Ich bin seit 5 ½ Jahren im Todestrakt und habe immer noch ein paar gute Jahre vor mir.         &nb