Summary of Offense:
Fratta was convicted of the November 1994 murder-for-hire shooting death of his wife, Farah Fratta, 34. Fratta hired Joseph Prystash and Howard Guidry to kill his wife, who was shot twice in the head as she stepped from her car inside the garage of her home. Guidry, the triggerman, was to receive $3,000 for the murder. Prystash was to receive Roberta's automobile. The killing occurred during the course of a custody battle between the victim and her husband.
Fratta was re-sentenced to death in Harris County on May 30, 2009.
Guidry and Prystash were also sentenced to death.
For more on Guidry, see: http://www.cncpunishment.com/forums/...=howard+guidry
For more on Prystash, see: http://www.cncpunishment.com/forums/...exas-Death-Row