Authorities said Border Patrol agents discovered three of the bodies on a in a tunnel adjoining the canal, near a section of the waterway that runs along the US-Mexico border. An additional body washed up on the bank of the canal upstream.
Some of the 15 Texas dioceses listed priests accused of abuse going back as far as the 1940s. The majority of the priests identified in Texas have died, as is the case in most dioceses around the country.
Robert Jennings was condemned for the July 1988 slaying of Officer Elston Howard during a robbery at an adult bookstore. He would be the first inmate put to death this year both in the US and in Texas.
Garcia was the 12th inmate to be executed in Texas and the 22nd in the United States in 2018, according to the Death Penalty Information Center, an organization that tracks the death penalty in the United States.
Perez was initially arrested and charged in March 2017 in connection with an attempt to blow up a car, the Justice Department said. Evidence linking him to the mosque fire was later presented at a detention hearing.
Amber Guyger, a Dallas police officer, was arrested on a manslaughter warrant in the shooting of a black man at his home, Texas authorities said. There are conflicting narratives over what led up to the shooting.