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William Berkley 

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William Berkley # 999422 ! Texas set an exectution date April 22 2010 !

 
During his final statement, Berkley did not mention Martinez nor look
at or speak to the mother and two sisters of the victim. In an
interview with The Associated Press before his execution, Berkley
denied killing Martinez.

In his brief statement, Berkley thanked his girlfriend, a friend and
his spiritual adviser, who were at the execution, for their love and
support.

"Warden, let her rip," Berkley said, just before the lethal injection
was administered.

As the drugs took effect, he gasped at least twice. Nine minutes
later, at 6:18 p.m. CDT, he was pronounced dead.

In a statement, MaryAnn Martinez, the victim's sister, said she and
her family attended the execution so that their loved one wasn't
forgotten.

"Today is not about revenge. That's not in our hands," MaryAnn
Martinez told reporters afterward. "Today is not about closure.
Making peace with her death and absence only comes from God."

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William Berkley 

February 8, 2004

 

I am William Berkley. Born in Germany, 25 years old and am very very honest, sweet and constantly joking around. I am looking for a pen friend who is in it for the long run. I like all things and love all people.

If you can help financially cool, if not, I'm not worried about it. I want you, not your money. I have a 6 years old daughter who is my life but I am single. I have been locked up since 2000. I have not seen my daughter in 4 years. Without her I am really dead.

I am innocent and did not commit this crime. I have nothing to hide from anybody. My nickname is GHOST. I hope to hear from you soon. You take care!!!

Later

Ghost

 

P.S  KEEP

  YA

   HEAD 

     UP !!!

____________

William Berkley #999422 

February 8, 2004 

Ich bin William Berkley. In Deutschland geboren, 25 Jahre alt und sehr, sehr ehrlich, nett und immer mache ich Späße. Ich suche nach einem Brieffreund, der auf dem ganzen Weg bei mir bleibt. Ich mag alle Dinge und alle Menschen. Wenn Du finanzell behilflich sein kannst, cool, wenn nicht, ist es auch egal. Ich möchte Dich und nicht Dein Geld. Ich habe eine 6-jährige Tochter, die mein Leben ist, aber ich bin Single. Eingesperrt bin ich sein dem Jahr 2000. Meine Tochter habe ich sein 4 Jahren nicht mehr gesehen. Ohne Sie bin ich wirklich tot. Ich bin unschulidg und habe dieses Verbrechen nicht begangen. Ich verstecke nichts vor niemandem. Mein Spitzname ist „GHOST“. Hoffentlich höre ich bald etwas von Dir. Pass auf Dich auf!!! 

Bis dann 

Ghost 

P.S.: Halte Deinen Kopf aufrecht!!!!

May 2009

Dear world!            

            My name is William Josef Berkley and I am an inmate on Texas Death Row in America. I am looking for pen friends but have not had good experiences with pen friends. I have been locked up for 9 very long and lonely years. Most people stereoptype prisoners for only wanting money. Well I DO NOT want your money. I want you to help me make my own money! Part of the problem is that I have to buy stamps and hygiene from the prison in Texas. People are NOT allowed to send these things like in other states. I DO NOT want your money, I want you to help me earn my own money!!!

            I need a friend that can help with a website and one that can help with making copies of my art. The website MUST be within the European Social Network. This way you can help me earn my own money. We wont be selling it, write and I will explain the details. There is an old website, www.Ghostondeathrow.com. BUT its operator and I currently DO NOT have contact so please be VERY VERY careful if you contact them to talk. I only mention it to be honest, there is also art that is not up there, these are only a few. I will explain in detail if you write.

            I was born in Schwäbisch Hall/Germany and I speak, read and write German, English and Spanish. I will gladly learn French and Italian, or whatever language necessary to communicate. I learn very quickly, am 30 years old, very honest, funny, and very loyal. I love to make people laugh and smile. I create art and play chess daily….would you like to play a game of chess with me? J

            This will be the last pen friend request that I write. I am tired of wondering if I will have soap and toothpaste tomorrow. My family in America use to help but my father blame me for my mothers heart attack plus they will not let me see my daughter so we fight. I do not know how my family in Germany and Croatia are doing. If I do not get pen friends that are serious about helping, then I will drop my appeals. DO NOT respond to this unless you are very serious about helping. I DO NOT want your money, I want you to help me make and earn my own money. A magazine in France steal my artwork and the money from this art, and I have proof, but I must buy stamps to write so people think I only want their money. This is why I sell my art, to support myself. Call me stubborn like the donkey, but I will die before I beg people for money. I DO NOT want your money, I want you to help me earn my own money!

                DEATH BEFORE DISHONOR!!!!

            I am looking for friends only, not romance. There are no TV's here on Texas Death Row. I have not seen a TV in 9 years…..I could buy a radio……If I had money. L As for my legal situation, I am innocent, have proof, but DO NOT need hundreds of thousands of dollars. Write and I will explain. Get to know me, you'll see I am a diamond in the dirt waiting to be found.

                                        Respect, Love & Loyalty

                                                                  Will.

 

p.s. My writing address is:

            William Berkley

            # 999422

           Polunsky Unit

            I need a friend that can help with a website and one that can help with making copies of my art. The website MUST be within the European Social Network. This way you can help me earn my own money. We wont be selling it, write and I will explain the details. There is an old website, www.Ghostondeathrow.com. BUT its operator and I currently DO NOT have contact so please be VERY VERY careful if you contact them to talk. I only mention it to be honest, there is also art that is not up there, these are only a few. I will explain in detail if you write.