John Connally Unit


John Connally Unit

The John Connally Unit is a maximum-security prison for males located in unincorporated Karnes County, Texas, United States, south of the city of Kenedy.

The unit, classified as a prison, is operated by the Correctional Institutions Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, administered as within [http://www.tdcj.state.tx.us/stat/unitdirectory/reg4.htm Region IV] .

The Texas 7 escaped from the prison on December 13, 2000. One of those escapees, Michael Rodriguez, has been executed at the Huntsville Unit on August 14th 2008, for the killing of Irving Police Officer Aubrey Hawkins and another, Larry Harper committed suicide.

External links

* [http://www.tdcj.state.tx.us/stat/unitdirectory/cy.htm Connaly Unit]


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