Alberto Garcia—Latino, age 28

Sentenced in Harrison County, Mississippi
By: 7/16/14
Date of Crime: a judge after defendant waived a jury
Prosecution’s case/defense response: Garcia kidnapped, sexually assaulted, and hanged a 5-year-old girl. He had searched online about how to commit sexual abuse of children. The defense contended that he committed the crimes due to the effects of a bad home environment and an anxiety disorder.