Truette Street Massacre *Raul Cortez sentenced to death; Eddie Ray Williams sentenced to 20 years in prison; and Javier Cortez sentenced to 4 years in federal prison for gun charges*

Victims
Mark Barbosa, 25
Rosa Barbosa, 46
Austin York, 18
Matthew Self, 17

Defendants
Eddie Ray Williams, 24 [pled guilty; received 20 years in prison]
Javier Cortez, 31 [pled guilty to federal gun charges; received 4 years in prison; released Jan. 5, 2011]
Raul Cortez, 26 [convicted; sentenced to death]

DNA expert links defendant to McKinney slayings
Williams Admitted Role In Truett Street Murders
New details emerge about murder scene, fake confessions
Truett Street Murder Update
Wikipedia: McKinney homicide
Man convicted in McKinney quadruple murder tied to gang
Week 1 Recap of the Raul Cortez capital murder trial
Jury sentences Raul Cortez to death in quadruple murder that occurred in McKinney almost five years ago
Man sentenced to death for McKinney murders
2nd suspect sentenced in McKinney quadruple murder case
Pro-death penalty: McKinney murder (several stories)
Truett Street weapons suspect finishes federal sentence
Discovery Channel’s ID airing piece on Truett Street murders

Movies/Documentaries
Nightmare Next Store: The Truett Street Massacre

INMATE INFORMATION

SID Number: 07997914
TDCJ Number: 00999543
Name: CORTEZ,RAUL
Race: H
Sex: M
Age: 29
Maximum Sentence Date: DEATH ROW
Current Facility: POLUNSKY
Projected Release Date: NOT APPLICABLE
Parole Eligibility Date: NOT APPLICABLE

SPECIAL INFORMATION FOR SCHEDULED RELEASE:
Scheduled Release Date: Offender is not scheduled for release at this time.
Scheduled Release Type: Will be determined when release date is scheduled.
Scheduled Release Location: Will be determined when release date is scheduled.

Offense History:
Offense Date Offense Sentence Date County Case No. Sentence (Y-MM-DD)
2004-03-12 CAPITAL MURDER(DEATH) 2009-02-02 COLLIN 416-82415-07 8888-88-88

INMATE INFORMATION

SID Number: 05885835
TDCJ Number: 01631650
Name: WILLIAMS,EDDIE RAY
Race: B
Sex: M
Age: 28
Maximum Sentence Date: 2027-07-14
Current Facility: JOE F GURNEY
Projected Release Date: 2027-07-14
Parole Eligibility Date: 2017-07-13

SPECIAL INFORMATION FOR SCHEDULED RELEASE:
Scheduled Release Date: Offender is not scheduled for release at this time.
Scheduled Release Type: Will be determined when release date is scheduled.
Scheduled Release Location: Will be determined when release date is scheduled.

Offense History:
Offense Date Offense Sentence Date County Case No. Sentence (Y-MM-DD)
2004-03-12 MURDER LIO 2010-02-17 COLLIN 416-82417-07 20-00-00
2004-03-12 MURDER LIO 2010-02-17 COLLIN 416-82418-07 20-00-00
2004-03-12 MURDER LIO 2010-02-17 COLLIN 416-82420-07 20-00-00

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