Terry Thompson, the Man Who Choked John Hernandez to Death, Convicted of First-Degree Murder

Nov 5, 2018
4:14 PM

There is FINALLY #JusticeForJohn.

On Monday afternoon, news broke that Terry Thompson was convicted of first-degree murder in the choking death of John Hernandez, who died in 2017 after Thompson, the husband of a deputy sheriff in the Houston area, pinned Hernandez at a local Denny’s and eventually killed him. The video of the killing went viral.

The Facebook page of Justice for John Hernandez ran a Facebook Live about the conviction.

The actual news of the conviction was also broadcast on Facebook Live.

This is who Thompson killed:

His case got the attention of Latinx activists:



Now Thompson will have to face the consequences:

He could face life in prison.