Chad Anthony Padilla
The man convicted and sentenced to prison for opening fire inside Italy, Texas high school, died at the Telford State Prison Unit in New Boston. They found 20-year-old Chad Anthony Padilla unresponsive in his cell, and staff began life-saving efforts. Padilla was taken to the prison medical facility and pronounced dead by paramedics who had responded to the scene. Padilla was serving a 40-year sentence for shooting a female classmate six times. She survived. They are investigating his death as a suicide.