No. 01-05-00066-CR.

190 S.W.3d 125 (2005)

Luis GONZALES, Appellant, v. The STATE of Texas, Appellee.

Court of Appeals of Texas, Houston (1st Dist.).

Discretionary Review Refused May 24, 2006.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Randy McDonald, Houston, TX, for Appellant.

Eric Kugler, Asst. Dist. Atty. of Harris County, Houston, TX, for Appellee.

Panel consists of Justices NUCHIA, JENNINGS, and HIGLEY.



Appellant was charged by indictment with capital murder for kidnapping and murdering his ex-wife, Maria Villatoro. TEX. PEN.CODE ANN. § 19.03 (Vernon Supp. 2005). After a plea of not guilty, the jury found appellant guilty and assessed punishment at life in prison. On appeal, appellant argues that (1) appellant's confession was inadmissible because it did not comply with Texas law, (2) the corpus delicti...

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