The Premiere Website For Police News In Texas

          




 

HOME PAGE

 

ABOUT US

 
SUBSCRIBE HERE
 

BUSINESS DIRECTORY

 
ADVERTISNG HERE
 

AMBER ALERTS

 

EVENTS

 

CONTACT US

 

CLASSIFIDE ADS

 

EMPLOYMENT

 

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT
2013

 

WE GET LETTERS

 

VISIT OUR SUBSCRIBERS

 

HELPFUL LINKS

 
TEXAS MOST WANTED
 

PHOTO GALLERY

 

RECORDED 
INTERVIEWS

 

ARCHIVES

 

POLICE TO CITIZEN

 

RECOMMENDED
READING

 

SOUND-OFF

 

YOUR WEATHER


 

Texas Sets Novermber 12, 2013, Execution Date for Jamie Bruce McCoskey
Huntsville, Texas
   
 
More Today's News:
ߦ   Tables turned on sex case winning lawman
ߦ   ‘Operation Coyote’ targets human smuggling networks in the Rio Grande Valley
ߦ   85-year old driver seriouly injured in Bryan car crash
ߦ   Bicyclist hit, killed by pickup truck
ߦ   Brazoria County Drug Lord Sentenced to 22 plus years in Federal Prison
ߦ   Concealed concealed handgun classes offered in Port Bolivar
ߦ   Deputy almost shot walking out of courthouse
ߦ   Firefighter charged with child sex abuse
ߦ   Fort Worth graduates 17 new firefighter
ߦ   Have You Seen This Truck Or This Stolen Trailer
ߦ   ICE Homeland Security Investigations San Antonio announces results of the ongoing ICE operation to combat human smuggling
ߦ   Missing,Abducted and Lost Children
ߦ   MOST WANTED - Galveston County Sheriff
ߦ   MOST WANTED - Texas 10 Most Wanted
ߦ   Motorcyclist dies when crashing into car
ߦ   Multimillionaire charged for peeing on candy rack in drugstore
ߦ   Patrol Report - Corpus Christi Police Dept.
ߦ   Skinny Dippin for Lunch is Not Allowed No Matter How Hot it is Outside
ߦ   Smith County Man Sentenced for Loan Fraud
ߦ   Two sentenced for attempt to bribe Austin judge
ߦ   Two South Texas police officers shot serving warrant
ߦ   U.S. police officer deaths jump nearly one-third in first half of 2014
ߦ   Uniformed security guard arrested in fatal shooting [MUG SHOT]
ߦ   Multiple injuries after house explodes in Willis [WATCH]
ߦ   Visitation today for Ervin Lee Isbell, 66, Retired Galveston Police Officer
ߦ   Armed Felon Captured in League City
ߦ   Apprehension of Fugitive Sexual Predator
ߦ   Bryan Police Dept. Citizen Police Academy – Classes Starting
ߦ   Ceremony Unveiling The “Peace Officers Memorial Highway” Signs.
ߦ   Chief's Weekly Update - Lewisville Police Dept
ߦ   Dallas Man Sentenced to 64 Months in Federal Prison for Robbing a Credit Union
ߦ   Do you recognized this thief? [WATCH]
ߦ   DPS Major appointed as DPS Ombudsman
ߦ   Drunken driver sentenced for severing cop's leg
ߦ   EMPLOYMENT - Law Enforcement
ߦ   Federal Jury Convicts Tax Preparers
ߦ   Former Officer Sentenced for Excessive Force and Obstruction Charges
ߦ   Gov. Perry activates Texas National Guard to Southern Border
ߦ   Have You Seen This Child ? [PHOTOS]
ߦ   Houston Homicide Investigation into Fatal Shooting
ߦ   Lytle Police Weekly Update
ߦ   Major Crash-DWI Arrest in College Station
ߦ   MOST WANTED - Texas City Police Department
ߦ   Murder trial begins for police officer charged in killing
ߦ   My Career in the Houston Police Department, Homicide Division
ߦ   New Braunfels, Texas — Fatality Crash
ߦ   Nolanville: Police Make Arrest On Child Pornography Warrant
ߦ   Off-duty Chicago Police officer killed in crash
ߦ   Patrol Report - Corpus Christi Police Dept.
ߦ   Police Release Images of ATM Theft Suspects [PHOTOS]

   Next >>
 
Search Archives:
Jamie Bruce McCoskey
Jamie Bruce McCoskey

Jamie Bruce McCoskey's execution is scheduled for 6 pm CDT, on November 12, 2013, at the Walls Unit of the Huntsville State Penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas.  Forty-nine-year-old McCoskey is convicted of murdering 20-year-old Michael Keith Dwyer on November 13, 1991, in Houston, Texas.  He has spent the past 10 years on Texas’ death row.
 
McCoskey dropped out of school in the 9th grade and worked as a landscaper before his final arrest.  He was in and out of trouble with the law for several years.  He was arrested for kidnapping in Travis County, Texas in January of 1983, and given a 10-year sentence serving six months before being released.  He was arrested again in October of 1984, for violating his parole and served almost three years before being released.  A year after his release, he was arrested again for parole violation in October of 1988.  In 1991, he was released under mandatory supervision.
 
Around 6:15 pm on November 13, 1991, Dwyer and his fiancée had returned from a shopping trip and left the doors open while they unloaded the bags.  They were approached by Jamie McCoskey who showed them a large hunting knife in his jacket.  When asked what he wanted, McCoskey told Dwyer they were going to give him a ride and take him where he wanted to go.  Dwyer agreed, so long as his fiancée was left behind, but McCoskey insisted that they all come.
 
McCoskey begin the drive in the back seat with Dwyer and his fiancée in the front, directing Dwyer to get on the freeway.  McCoskey soon switched spots with the fiancée so that he could escape quickly if the police pulled them over.  During the drive, McCoskey made several contradictory statements about what he was going to the two of them.  He directed Dwyer to exit the freeway and pull over on an embankment.  He ordered the fiancée to handcuff Michael and put him in the trunk of the car  then ordered the fiancée to take off her pants so she would not run away.  McCoskey then began driving the vehicle.
 
During the drive, McCoskey began fondling the girl and tried to make her perform oral sex, but stopped when she started gagging.  He told Dwyer he was going to drop him off with some friends and then take his fiancée back to the apartment.  After he left, he would call the friends to release Dwyer.

As they neared the couple’s apartment, McCoskey changed his mind and drove to an abandoned house where he took Dwyer’s fiancée inside and raped her at knife point.  He then brought in Dwyer who's fiancée had fled from the scene and ran to a nearby house, whose occupant refused to let her in until they saw McCoskey holding a knife.  The fiancée called the police who showed up a short time later.  The police found Dwyer's body.  He had been stabbed two dozen times.  The knife used to stab him was found a few feet away.
 
McCoskey fled the house in Dwyer’s car, but later abandoned it in front of an apartment complex where he once lived.  Police found the car and began searching it.  One of the residents, who had heard the description of the suspect, informed police they were looking for McCoskey.  A short time later, police picked up McCoskey, who was later identified, through a police lineup, by his rape victim.
 
Jamie McCoskey was sentenced to death on March 5, 1993.



Comments:
Here's the problem. The state waited until he killed someone before they did what they should have done in 1984 when he violated his parole. They should have made him serve the entire 10 years.

"He was arrested for kidnapping in January of 1983, and given a 10-year sentence serving six months before being released. He was arrested again in October of 1984, for violating his parole and served almost three years before being released. A year after his release, he was arrested again for parole violation in October of 1988. In 1991, he was released under mandatory supervision."
Posted by Carl Wilson at 11/6/2013 2:22:17 AM

Post a comment Name/Nickname:
(required)
Email Address: (must be a valid address)
(will not be published or shared)
Comments: (plain text only)
Printer Friendly Format  Printer Friendly Format    Send to a Friend  Send to a Friend    RSS Feed  RSS Feed
  Share   Share link on Twitter Tweet   Shared 1 times
© 1999-2014 The Police News. All rights reserved.