Scott Panetti is a man with severe mental illness on Texas' death row. He believes Satan is orchestrating his execution through state officials to stop him from saving souls on death row. Barring intervention from the courts or Governor Rick Perry, Texas will execute him on December 3, 2014.
TOO MENTALLY ILL FOR EXECUTION
BY THE NUMBERS
Years Panetti has been diagnosed with mental illness, including schizophrenia & delusions
Witnesses Panetti attempted to call when he represented himself at his capital trial, including the Pope, JFK, & Jesus, while wearing a cowboy costume
Number of times Panetti was hospitalized due to mental illness before the crime for which he was convicted and sentenced to death
PANETTI'S PRE-CRIME MENTAL ILLNESS HISTORY
1978 - 1981
1982 - 1986
1987 - 1991
instance Scott Panetti was hospitalized due to mental illness
DOCTOR COMMENTS FROM HOSPITALIZATIONS
"Appears to be on the edge of a psychotic break."
"Patient feels devil is after him."
“I think what is outstanding here is that the patient is mentally ill, in fact psychotic and most likely has been for years.”
“It is obvious that he is delusional, that he shows incoherence of thinking”
“Feels he is controlled by an unseen power”
Learn more and sign the Change.org petition demanding Texas spare Panetti's life:
TELL TEXAS YOU WON'T STAND FOR THE EXECUTION OF SUCH A MENTALLY ILL MAN