on Wednesday, texas executed an inmate convicted of killing two men over a drug deal. It was first U.S. execution of 2017. Christopher Wilkins was declared dead 13 minutes after a lethal injection of pentobarbital. He mouthed "I'm sorry" twice to two relatives of one of the murder victims as they...
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from spared former Texas death row inmate Thomas Whitaker that questioned whether the state's use of a compounded version of the powerful sedative.. Source: CBS Dallas Digital -
On Thursday, the life of a Texas man who conspired to kill his family in 2003 was spared minutes before he was set to be executed. In a statement, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott decided to reduce Thomas.. Source: Wochit -
The man convicted of one of the most chilling crimes in North Texas history faces execution tonight. John Battaglia is scheduled to die by lethal injection for killing his two young daughters while.. Source: CBS 11 Dallas -
A Houston-area sex offender who was convicted of killing a young woman and confessed to three more strangling deaths is set for lethal injection in Texas Thursday in what would be the first U.S... Source: CBS 11 Dallas -