death penalty

Jail, Prison, Death Row
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April 30, 2019 - 12:27 pm
A Texas lawmaker whose ire over a death row inmate’s expansive final feast in 2011 ended the practice of condemned prisoners choosing their last meal said Monday the state should now stop publicly reading the final statements of those who are executed.
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Billie Wayne Coble
Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP
March 01, 2019 - 6:05 am
Chaos erupted outside Texas' death chamber Thursday night when the son of the condemned inmate pounded on the chamber windows, shouted obscenities and threw fists after his father spoke his final words.
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Billie Wayne Coble
Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP
Barbara Schwarz
February 28, 2019 - 1:47 pm
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - After now 70 year old Billy Wayne Coble's wife filed for divorce in central texas in 1989, he killed her brother, Waco police sergeant Bobby Vicha and Vicha's parents. Bobby's son JR was eleven that late August day and went to his aunt's house after school, unaware of what was...
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Alvin Braziel Jr.
Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP
December 12, 2018 - 6:31 am
Alvin Braziel Jr., 43, received lethal injection at the state penitentiary in Huntsville for the 1993 slaying of 27-year-old Douglas White, who was attacked as he and his wife walked on a jogging trail.
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