Valley man to be executed this evening following 1992 murders in Hidalgo County

    This undated photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows Roberto Moreno Ramos. Ramos is scheduled for lethal injection for the 1992 killings of his 42-year-old wife, Leticia, their 7-year-old daughter, Abigail, and their 3-year-old son, Jonathan, at their home in Progreso, located along the Mexico border about 20 miles (32.19 kilometers) southeast of McAllen. Prosecutors say Ramos killed his loved ones and then buried them underneath his home's freshly tiled bathroom floor. Authorities say he bludgeoned his family members so he could marry the woman he was having an extramarital affair with at the time. (Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP)

    A Valley man is expected to be executed this evening.

    Our partners from The Monitor report 64-year-old Robert Moreno Ramos was sentenced in 2017 for "sledgehammer killings" of his wife and two children back in 1992.

    The bodies were later discovered with blunt-force trauma and buried under the bathroom floor at their Progreso home.

    Court documents said a relative turned Ramos in to police after conflicting explanations.

    The newspaper also reports Ramos was re-married just three days after the deaths.

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